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Bug#472487: additional info

On Sunday 13 April 2008, Holger Wansing wrote:
> I did a full installation with a netinst cd image from
> 20080411 and the reported problems are fixed (CD-ROM drive and
> harddisc were detected automatically, rebooting into the newly
> installed system worked.


> BTW: I noticed a curious behaviour (not sure if this is an problem)
> in the installation (this was the same in lenny beta1 install,
> don't know why I didn't reported it in the intial report):
> after installing the base system it came to "Configuring package
> manager", then the main menu appears, "Configuring package
> manager" was highlighted. Selecting that entry again resulted in
> the same. Selecting the next entry "Installing additional
> software", also the main menu appears and "Configuring package
> manager" was highlighted again - nothing else was done.

This is definitely a bug. It means that apt-install failed. From the log it 
looks like the problem is in the mirror "generator". What choices did you 
make there?

I cannot reproduce this. Could you perhaps run the installation again with 
a 'set -x' added in /usr/lib/apt-setup/generators/50mirror, and in
/usr/bin/apt-setup and /usr/bin/apt-setup-verify and send the syslog?


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