Re: Some .debs are 404
i am no expert on debian or on older kernels,
however i am finding it extrememely useful to
have a backup mirror the last few weeks especially
specifically to debian.ftp.
i am currently having good luck with oregonstate.
debian-etch, kernel2.6.16-2, powerbook pismo g4
have you tried the sarge kernels 2.6.8, i believe
that officially 2.4 support is plan to be drop in
etch. my old worlds seeming to having trouble with
latest kernels so i may have to go this route...
(have two running sarge with 2.6.8 now ...)
--- Rich Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Aug 10, 2006, at 12:15 PM, jacob wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 10, 2006 at 08:49:14AM -0400, Rich
> Johnson wrote:
> >> HI folks--
> >> cmd>apt-get install --reinstall --fix-missing
> >> Reading package lists... Done
> >> Building dependency tree... Done
> >> Suggested packages:
> >> debconf-doc libterm-readline-gnu-perl
> libgnome2-perl libqt-perl
> >> libnet-ldap-perl
> >> The following packages will be upgraded:
> >> debconf
> >> 1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 59
> not upgraded.
> >> Need to get 115kB of archives.
> >> After unpacking 57.3kB disk space will be freed.
> >> Err http://ftp.us.debian.org testing/main debconf
> >> 404 Not Found [IP: 18.104.22.168 80]
> >> Failed to fetch
> >> debconf_1.5.3_all.deb 404 Not Found [IP:
> 22.214.171.124 80]
> > ~$ lftp 126.96.36.199
> > lftp 188.8.131.52:~> ls
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 400 400 131200 Mar 28
> > debconf-doc_1.0.32_all.deb
> > [...]
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 400 400 759 Jun 12
> > debconf_1.5.2.dsc
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 400 400 527483 Jun 12
> > debconf_1.5.2.tar.gz
> > -rw-r--r-- 1 400 400 134344 Jun 12
> > debconf_1.5.2_all.deb
> > I pulled
> > that
> > mirror, and it has:
> > Package: debconf
> > Priority: required
> > Section: admin
> > Installed-Size: 1524
> > Maintainer: Debconf Developers
> > Architecture: all
> > Version: 1.5.2
> > So, somehow your package lists are newer than the
> archive you're
> > accessing.
> > 'apt-get update' should fix it.
> I've been apt-get updating, etc for the last couple
> of days--all to
> no effect.
> FWIW, http://packages.debian.org/debconf reports
> 1.5.3 as the current
> Thanks for the hint though. dig reports 4 IPs for
> Three mirrors have the updated package but it's
> missing from
> So there seems to be a bit of mirror skew. How is
> this reported/fixed?
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