Re: Problems Installing Workstations (Solved)
Am Samstag 27 Oktober 2007 schrieb Petter Reinholdtsen:
> [Ralf Gesellensetter]
> > today, we downloaded the DVD in order to get rid of the
> > installation failure. Really strange. While having installed half
> > dozen of the same type machines as workstation, now even
> > installation from DVD fails!
> This is very strange. I updated
> <URL:http://bugs.skolelinux.no/show_bug.cgi?id=1267> with the
> information I got so far. Please see if the file
> /usr/share/debian-edu-artwork/update-artwork exist and is executable
> in the chroot when the installation fail. If both are true, check if
> /bin/sh exist and is executable in the chroot.
The installation of a workstation works fine IFF(*) I install from DVD
and cut any internet connection during base install (until reboot).
(* if and only if)
Today we tested successfully a German installation. Again, we used the
text installation (non-gui). Further information in Bug 1267.
> The package got the file and it is executable, and I am completely
> unable to understand how this could fail on working hardware. Are
> you sure the hardware is OK?
Yes, it is, but possibly the packages on our repositories are broken -
or not compatible to other packages on CD/DVD.
Regards & have a nice weekend