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installing etch on a poweredge 3250


I try to install Debian GNU/Linux testing "Etch" - Official Snapshot ia64 
Binary-1 on a Dell Poweredge 3250 (2 Itanium 2, 4 gig) and I got then message 
during installation (after the network configuration and passwd setup). I 

Oct 26 18:35:56 apt-install: Reading package lists...
Oct 26 18:35:56 apt-install: Building dependency tree...
Oct 26 18:35:56 apt-install: Package initrd-tools is not available, but is 
referred to by another package.
Oct 26 18:35:56 apt-install: This may mean that the package is missing, has 
been obsoleted, or
Oct 26 18:35:56 apt-install: is only available from another source
Oct 26 18:35:56 apt-install: E: Package initrd-tools has no installation 
Oct 26 18:35:56 base-installer: error: exiting on error 

Anybody can give me a hint HowTo bypass this issue?

I have Red Hat Linux Advanced Server release 2.1AS (Derry) on this server if 
this can help.

Thanks, Claude

P.S. I put the syslog of installation if you want more detail

Attachment: syslog.gz
Description: GNU Zip compressed data

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