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Re: loop problem with woody cd pre 5

On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 08:11:56AM +0100, Richard Hirst wrote:
> On Wed, May 22, 2002 at 01:46:18AM -0600, Romel Sandoval wrote:
> > I download the woody cd pre 5 and I have a problem during the base
> > system configuration, this is after the installation system suggest me
> > to reboot the machine: The time zone and password configuration have get
> > in a loop and I cant go out of there. This happends with pre 3 too and
> > with my two machines here.
> There was a bug in base-config, now fixed.  Sounds like your CD has the
> buggy version.  Options are: get a newer CD, install from the net, or
> check maillist archives for debian-cd and debian-boot for possible
> workarounds (iirc there was some post describing how to install a newer
> base-config before rebooting to stage 2).

FWIW, I built CDs a few days ago from my woody mirror and the loop problem
was gone. In fact, I encountered no serious problems during the install
system that I can remember, only problems getting packages configured. (e.g.
not loading the USB mouse driver so X wouldn't start, fun fun fun).

Steve Haslam      http://www.arise.demon.co.uk/         araqnid@innocent.com
Debian GNU/Linux Maintainer                               araqnid@debian.org
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