Re: I've just found an infinite loop in the Woody bf2.4 1.44MB install disks!
On Wed, 2002-05-01 at 14:01, Joey Hess wrote:
> Package: base-config
> Severity: grave
> Version: 1.33.17
> J M Cerqueira Esteves wrote:
> > debconf (developer): <-- FSET base-config/use-ppp seen false
> > debconf (developer): --> 10 base-config/use-ppp doesn't exist
> It looks like I accidentially built base-config with an experimental,
> broken version of debconf, which corrupted its templates file. One
> freaking last minute change cascading into another, sigh. I suppose a
> simple rebuild will fix it.
> see shy jo
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I didn't see this tread until today, but this weekend I was doing an
install and had the same recursive loop on a standard pentium 166. I
downloaded the floppy disks from the same place as the other guy:
-rw-rw-r-- 3 debian debian 1308 Apr 1 08:18 README.txt
-rw-rw-r-- 1 debian debian 1474560 Apr 1 08:17 driver-1.bin
-rw-rw-r-- 1 debian debian 1474560 Apr 1 08:17 driver-2.bin
-rw-rw-r-- 1 debian debian 1474560 Apr 1 08:17 driver-3.bin
-rw-rw-r-- 1 debian debian 1474560 Apr 1 08:17 driver-4.bin
-rw-rw-r-- 3 debian debian 16895 Apr 1 08:18 kernel-config
-rw-rw-r-- 1 debian debian 1474560 Apr 1 08:17 rescue.bin
-rw-rw-r-- 1 debian debian 1474560 Apr 1 08:17 root.bin
I'd try the incoming floppy images (where are they?) as suggested and
inform back to you about it. But the images still seemed bad in Sunday
as far as I can tell. I killed the install from the other shell and
just finished the install by apt-get'ing the packages I needed so all
was well in the end.
Since you said: "Well I can't do anything without a debug log. Set
DEBCONF_DEBUG=. and reproduce it, log output."
How does one go about setting that? Must I rebuild the installer or just
sent it as an env var or pass in kernel command line?
Jeff Carr <Jeff.Carr@eng.nciaccess.com>
Northern Computers, Inc.
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