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Re: Malformed release file

On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 02:05:52PM -0700, Nancy Davis wrote:
> > > Malformed release file
> > > http://http.us.deibna.org:80/debian/dists/woody/Release
> >                    ^^ try spelling debian correct...
> > 
> > Roland
> Sorry about the typo.  Reading from one screen to another without
> the benefit of cut 'n paste.
> The hostname was correct when I tried to obtain the file via http.
> Interesting to note - I tried inserting other mirror sites as
> hostname, yet the same error would appear immediately without 
> the installation program attempting to actually contact other hosts.
Are you sure your network is configured properly? Your DNS? Try ping or try
to wget the Release file from the second console. Try using the IP number
instead of the hostname.


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