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Re: Bug#402157: debian-installer: Bad apt command for grub on AMD64

On Sat, Dec 09, 2006 at 02:50:02PM -0200, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Douglas Tutty <dtutty@porchlight.ca> writes:
> > On Sat, Dec 09, 2006 at 05:05:34PM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> >> On Saturday 09 December 2006 16:16, Douglas Tutty wrote:
> >> > I can't find the installation syslog; I thought it should be in
> >> > /var/log/installer-log.
> >> 
> >> The syslog for the installation can be found on the installed system as:
> >> /var/log/installer/syslog
> >
> > /var/log/installer doesn't exist.  I can't imagine that I would have
> > deleted it.  Its not on my hd-media USB stick nor on any of my zip
> > disks.
> Without the syslog is very difficult to us guess what happened. Even
> with it, we can need to ask you to change the grub-installer postinst
> verboseness to allow us to catch something.
> Did you try to use a full-cd for installation? It could be better for
> you so you won't need to grab the packages from the net ever and ever
> again ;-)

I'm out in the country on an unreliable phone line.  Do you know how
long it takes to dl CD1 at 2 KB/sec?  Once Etch is stable, I'll get CD1
(so I have the manuals and hd-media all on one CD).  Testing changes to
often to make it worthwhile.

If you want me to reinstall with CD1 netinst.iso let me know; also let
me know how to change the grub-installer postinst verboseness.


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