Bug#569784: debootstrap: cannot build a clean Lenny chroot anymore
tag 569784 unreproducible moreinfo
On Sunday 14 February 2010, Martin-Éric Racine wrote:
> Today, while trying to build a clean Lenny chroot using pbuilder, I
> noticed that debootstrap complained of failure to configure packages,
> mentioning that it will try 5 times before completely giving up.
For me lenny installs just fine using the same version of debootstrap.
Can you reproduce the problem using the following command:
# debootstrap lenny lenny/ http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian
(using your own target dir and mirror)
If so, please send the debootstrap log (from the target directory).
Can you also reproduce if you use a different mirror?
If not, please either close the BR or reassign to pbuilder for further
investigation by its maintainer.
> Instead, what happens is that the host becomes unresponsive and has to
> be force- rebooted (ACPI reset button).
That sounds rather dramatic. I'd be very surprised if debootstrap itself is