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Re: debmirror can't download some boot system's files

Alexander Golovin <alex.golovin@mail.ru> writes:

>  I had downloaded my local Debian Etch mirror with debmirror, then I was
> trying to create my dvd's. Now all is ok, except one: for create first
> bootable dvd "debian-40r3-i386-DVD-1.iso" I need some files which hadn't
> downloaded with debmirror:
> debian/dists/etch/main/installer-i386/20070308etch2/images/floppy/boot.img
> debian/dists/etch/main/installer-i386/20070308etch2/images/cdrom/initrd.gz
> debian/dists/etch/main/installer-i386/20070308etch2/images/cdrom/gtk/initrd.gz
> debian/dists/etch/main/installer-i386/20070308etch2/images/floppy/cd-drivers.img
> debian/dists/etch/main/installer-i386/20070308etch2/images/cdrom/gtk/vmlinuz
> debian/dists/etch/main/installer-i386/20070308etch2/images/floppy/root.img
>  I had downloaded all this files with wget and copied to my local
> mirror, before that debian-40r3-i386-DVD-1.iso was created successfully.
>  I had used debmirror with that options:
> debmirror debian --nosource --host=ftp.fi.debian.org --method=http --progress --dist=etch --section=main,contrib,non-free,main/debian-installer --arch=i386 --ignore-release-gpg
>  What's wrong with that, had I missed some debmirror options?

debmirror only downloads files indexed in Packages and Sources. The
installer images are not among them.

In the past debian-cd would fetch those images itself so that never
was a pressing problem.


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