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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

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