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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dirk De Win" <Dirk.De.Win1@pandora.be>
To: <jmahon2@twcny.rr.com>
Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2004 10:42 AM
Subject: Re: Problems accessing the us-cdimage site

> I'm new to the linux world as well.  I did some experiments with SUSE in
> past.
> My son told me to look at Debian. So I did.
> I first tried to use jigdo, but did not succeed.
> I then downloaded the ISO images from a Belgian site: ftp.belnet.be.
> I use broadband (Pandora.be, at that moment:1,3 MB/sec, sometimes less). I
> burned the 9 CD's of the Woody r2.
> At first I did not understand what NONUS might be, but when I figured that
> out, I put the Non US CD in my drive and from that moment all went by
> itself.
> I have got a complete HD for Linux and Woody helped me to partition that
> and has even put LILLO-boot on my first drive.
> I feel now a little bit like in the beginning period of DOS.  I'm trying
> find my way in the commands because they differ.
> I know that the X-server might bring me some troubles (I got some with
> SUSE).
> So I try first to know sufficient commands before I try to install the
> X-server again.
> If at first you don't succeed, try and try again.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <jmahon2@twcny.rr.com>
> To: <debian-cd@lists.debian.org>
> Sent: Saturday, March 27, 2004 11:40 PM
> Subject: Problems accessing the us-cdimage site
> Hello, I am new to the linux world. I am trying to pull down the latest
> version of debain with a bunch of problems. I first tried to download the
> entire ISO image. I was able to burn a cd, but when I tried to install it
> received the message "Invalid or corrupt kernal" message. So I then
> attempted to use jigdo to get an image. I successfully downloaded
> jigdo-lite. I used the .jigdo file at:
> http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/jigdo/3.0_r2/i386/woody-i386-1.jigdo
> when prompted by jigdo-lite. When asked for the Debian Mirror site I first
> used:
> http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/
> Jigdo-lite kept retrying saying there was a "bad file discriptor". After a
> while, the above message stops repeating and jigdo-lite reports that
> "woody-i386-1.template does not exist". Now I guess I dont really
> understand this since I saw the .template file along with the .jigdo file
> in the i386 direcory. I also tried the below ftp site.
> ftp://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/
> I am out of ideas as to what I can do to download debian. Any suggestions
> would be welcomed. Thanks for your time.
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