Hi, Sean Perry <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2016-08-11): > Searching the net I see everyone who has had this problem says it was > a network problem. However, I can use wget at the 2nd terminal and > grab the Release file just fine. I have tried setting > DEBCONF_DEBUG=developer and 5 and there is no further debug output. > > Release has at the top: > Architectures: amd64 arm64 > Codename: <ellided> > Suite: stable > > Wrinkles. > > We have an in house Debian version so it is not called 'jessie' or > 'wheezy'. The right name is there. both /foo/dists/<name>/Release and > /foo/dists/stable/Release work and are the same file. > > I have to use a proxy. But, as stated above wget run manually once the > installer stops to complain does in fact work. > > It would be nice if choose-mirror would separate the downloading and > the grepping so we could tell definitively what the issue is. > > Where do I begin to track this down? I think you just need to tell d-i to install your <ellided> suite. You likely want to be setting mirror/suite, and maybe mirror/udeb/suite if you have custom d-i packages. KiBi.
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