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Bug#510271: installation-report: Lenny on a Slug - eventual success after a few tries and some fixups

I'm getting ready to try this Friday.

What URL should I use to download the Debian Installer from?



On Jan 6, 2009, at 3:59 PM, Martin Michlmayr wrote:

* Rick Thomas <rbthomas@slug.rcthomas.org> [2008-12-30 19:12]:
One thing worth mentioning though: I have a full-service
DHCP on this subnet, so it got the network parameters from
DHCP.  This was successful, but for some reason it decided
that the DNS domain was "example.org", not the one being
offered by DHCP. The text "example.org" showed up in
the following places:

I need some more information on this.

Please make a backup of your flash with
   cat /dev/mtdblock? > mtd-backup
and copy it to your machine, so you can later write it back to the
NSLU2 with upslug2.

Then download the Debian installer image again and load it with

When you connect to the installer, open a shell and run the following
commands.  Please send me the output.

  cat /var/lib/dhcp3/dhclient.leases
  debconf-get netcfg/get_hostname
  debconf-get netcfg/get_domain
  cat /preseed.cfg

You can then flash mtd-backup with upslug2 to get back into your

Martin Michlmayr

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