Bug#715403: Unreliable wget test
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Thanks for your quick answer,
Le 08/07/2013 16:52, Petter Reinholdtsen a écrit :
>> In order to add the debian-edu repositories to the APT sources,
>> there is a useless and painful wget test during the
>> debian-edu-profile step.
> I'm not aware of any useless wget test in debian-edu-profile. Can you
> pinpoint the one you had hin mind?
>>elif ! log-output wget -U "Wget, Debian Edu d-i $de_suite $archstr" -qO - http://ftp.skolelinux.org/welcome.msg ; then
> db_settitle debian-edu-install/no-network/title
> db_input critical "debian-edu-install/no-network" || true
> db_go || true
> exit 1
> #Enable mirrors for the rest
> When booting from CD (or USB stick, for that matter), I believe you
> can specify the proxy to use by adding
> mirror/http/proxy=http://my.proxy.edu:3128 as a boot parameter to the
As stated previously, that one is only supposed to be honored by the APT
conf (and it won’t work with an apt-cacher-ng like setup anyway).
> 3) Ensure that the netinst CD is installed on a network with working
> Internet connection
I guess that’s the one that did prevent me to actually install Debian
Edu at work then: there is a working Internet connection, but that’s
behind a proxy…
> also allow us to count the number of netinst installations
“Funny” that the popcon question is turned off by default, while this
one is silently turn on.
> I believe all of them are important to ensure a robust and well
> working installation experience.
Well, it only ensured that I couldn’t install tjener in a real life
environment so far, and it didn’t offer any alternative.
> Perhaps your problem is solved by specifying the proxy on the kernel
> boot prompt? If so, I guess we should add the recipe to the manual.
Will report tomorrow if I manage to work around that issue this way
(even if I’ll have to change the apt-proxy setting after pinging an URL
just for the sake of being tracked, that I don’t find really useful).
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