Bug#189058: base-installer segfaults during install
Chris Tillman wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2003 at 09:49:13PM -0400, Joe Nahmias wrote:
> > I: Retrieving http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/dists/sarge/main/binary-i386/Pakcages.gz
> > Segmentation fault
> > base-installer's postinst exited with status 35584
> > installer: Configuring 'base-installer' failed with error code 256
> > installer: Menu item 'base-installer' failed.
> > ===========
> > Any ideas?
> I believe debootstrap uses wget to download. Can you wget files
> manually? Trying to pin down whether wget is segfaulting or
> debootstrap. You might be able to add options to wget to make it
> verbose. You can add --verbose to the debootstrap call.
I believe wget is working since IIRC it was used to download the
installer modules from the net. I will try debootstrap --verbose and