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Bug#366715: installation-report: Installer gets stuck if it can't access security.debian.org

On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 06:57:30AM +0200, Christian Perrier wrote:
> I wonder whether we could have a kind of compromise here: 
> -keep the current behaviour when a regular mirror has been chosen
> -at least ask for a proxy for security.d.o when the mirror settings
>  have been entered manually

The current situation when using a CD installation:
- It asks: "Use a network mirror?", and I answer no
- It hangs for some time (90 sec?) with (I think):
  "Scanning the security updates repository..."
- You get a message that it failed and that it's commented out.


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