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Re: Are boot floppies broken?

Jukka Neppius wrote:
> Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> writes:
> > Jukka Neppius wrote:
> > > Is there any reason to test these?  I haven't succeeded with boot
> > > floppies since December.
> > 
> > You're guaranteed to fail right now with them unless you tell the
> > installer to install unstable. Same as netboot.
> First I tried to install testing with floppies from
> Debian/dists/testing/... Failure..  Then I tried to install testing
> with daily boot-floppies.  Failed.  After that I have tried to install
> unstable with different daily images from
> http://people.debian.org/~joeyh/d-i/images/ I have failed at least 5
> times (perhaps 10, I have not counted).  Has anyone succeeded with
> boot floppies?  In December I installed testing with floppies, but now
> it seems impossible.

You know, when you just tell us "failed", we cannot really do anything
to debug the problem.

> Latest test:
> 2004-02-25/build_floppy_root.log:
>   mcopy -i./tmp/floppy/root/root.img ./tmp/floppy/root/initrd.gz ::initrd.gz
>   Disk full
>   make[2]: *** [arch_root] Error 1
>   make[1]: *** [_build] Error 2
>   make: *** [build_floppy_root] Error 2
> Looks so bad that I didn't try these.

Yes, but this build failure was fixed last night.

> The specified Debian archive mirror is either not available, or does
> not have a valid Release file on it. Please try a different mirror

Are you using a proxy?

see shy jo

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