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Re: Re: preseed file failed to load

On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 07:12:34PM +0200, underdog10@netcourrier.com wrote:
> De: Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
> >underdog10@netcourrier.com wrote:
> >> In both case i get a failed to load preseed file.
> >
> >Your preseed file is corrupt. Send a copy of it to this list and I might
> >be able to tell you why. Or try to load it with debconf-set-selections
> >and look at the error messages.
> I join the preseed file. 
> Now i don't undestand how my file could be corrupt since i did not change anything in it.
> I just did  :
>  -debconf-get-selections --installer > file
>  -copy it to a floppy
>  -and finally launch the installer

> d-i        netcfg/choose_interface        select        eth0: BROADCOM Corporation NetXtreme BCM5703X
> Gigabit Ethernet
> # This is an overview of your currently configured partitions and mount points.
> Select a partition to modify its settings (file system, mount point, etc.), a
> free space to create partitions, or a device to initialise its partition table.
> d-i        partman/choose_partition        select        Finish partitioning and write changes to
> disk

If this is an accurate representation of your preseed file, it looks to
me as if you saved the file using a line-wrapping editor somewhere along
the way. Don't do that.


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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