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Re: 3.0.20 powerpc build



On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 03:34:41PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> I just went and fired up the oldworld, everthing was fine until I
> started the Base install. I tripped on the famous Malformed Release
> file bug.
> 
> The only item showing in the vc3 log before that, is 
> 
> running '/usr/sbin/debootstrap --boot-floppies --arch powerpc woody /target http://debian.tod.net:80/debian
> 
> Malformed release file http://debian.tod.net:80/debian/dists/woody/Release
> 
> In /target/var/lib/apt/lists/ I find:
> 
> Absolutely nothing! Just . and ..
> 
> I'll leave this computer just like it is, if someone can suggest some 
> troubleshooting steps to nail this sucker once and for all.

Could you verify that the network is working correctly?  That
is, that you can wget the file in question from the shell on the
second virtual console?

Matt

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