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Bug#616124: debian-installer: APT fails to connect to repository after network reconfiguration

Package: debian-installer
Version: 20110106+b1
Severity: normal
Tags: d-i

Installing Squeeze 64-bit graphical netinst through eth0.

I changed my physical location just before the "Popularity contest" page without turning off the computer.

I ran the "Network configuration" step again, and it said "Autoconfiguration is successful", and in the log on console 4 I could see that DHCP went OK.

However, when installing packages APT said in console 4 "Temporary failure in resolving <whichever mirror>", even if I tried very different mirrors.

At the same time, "wget http://google.com && cat index.html" could pull down the frontpage of that website without any problem, so I assume that the network was indeed configured and working.

Impact: I had to restart the whole installation process.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0
  APT prefers squeeze-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'squeeze-updates'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

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