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Bug#249313: debian-installer report

On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 07:17:58PM +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:

> > After this I typed "df" in the console just to see what was happening and I 
> > saw that I got about 100 000TB in hard drive and about 6 000TB in an shm 
> > partition !!

> When you type "df", you get 1K blocks.  So 100000 would be 100 MB.
> Can you show what you saw?

This is an easily confirmed (though to-date unreported, IIRC) bug in
busybox df; it appears to have issues with integer types on 64-bit

> > Here starts the problems I tried multiple times, but it fails here : after 
> > downloading packages it produces an error on the third console and never goes 
> > farther. Substiancially, it says : 
> > ln : /target/usr/bin/awk : file exists

> Some people have reported this, but I don't know why this would
> happen.

The only time I've ever seen this error is when debootstrapping onto a
partition that hasn't been cleaned after a previous attempt.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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