Re: netinst.iso 2004-03-08: problem with /etc/apt/sources.list
On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 10:19:30AM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> Hmm, I've never seen apt try for more than a quarter second before it
> fails to connect. Maybe your network is different though.
Well, the network is behind a firewall, that does allow http
and ftp and nothing else. Because I didn't enter our proxy,
I'm not sure, what happened, DNS will fail surely. After
ten or twenty seconds I got bored and pressed ^C. Maybe one
could add a helpful text for newbies at this place:
Trying to update the package database. If anything fails,
please press ^C (control key and c key at the same time).
[apt-get update, etc.]
W. Borgert <firstname.lastname@example.org>, http://people.debian.org/~debacle/