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Re: I know Wheezy is ancient but...

On Wed, 22 May 2019 11:37:34 +0100
andy pugh <bodgesoc@gmail.com> wrote:

> We distribute a LiveCD based on the RTAI kernel patches.
> Currently this ISO is based on Wheezy, and we have had little success
> buiding a broadly-compatible RTAI kernel for any kernel newer than
> 3.16. Unfortunately this install tries to update from the no-longer
> available Wheezy repos, so basically installs a pre-broken system.
> As a stopgap measure I am trying to respin our existing liveCD so
> that the apt-sources point at archive.debian.org. Longer term we will
> probably be moving to the preempt-rt kernel based on Stretch and then
> Buster. But we need a "works now" option for the existing image.
> I am using the set of scripts previously used for this purpose and
> hosted here:
> https://github.com/SebKuzminsky/linuxcnc-wheezy-iso
> By adding paramteres to the config command line:
> sudo lb config -m http://archive.debian.org/debian
> --parent-mirror-chroot-security
>  http://archive.debian.org/debian-security --parent-mirror-binary
> http://archive.debian.org/debian
> I am have made some progress, but the ld build stage is failing. What
> I notice is that some things work:
> Get:7 http://archive.debian.org wheezy/updates/contrib Translation-en
> [14 B]
> But some things fail:
> Err http://archive.debian.org wheezy-updates/main Sources
>   404  Not Found [IP: 80]

Did you try to make your own mirror for wheezy?
It is about 100 GB.

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