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Re: Issues with netboot for Sarge on Netra X1

It looks like this problem had a bug issue related with it - #258251 - and
was resolved over the weekend.  The installation was successful, thank you
for the help, folks.

Ken Lareau

elessar@numenor.org (Kenneth Lareau) wrote in message news:<2fMUA-PA-53@gated-at.bofh.it>...
> A search of the past few months of the linux.debian lists hasn't turned up
> anything useful regarding my problem, so I will ask here to see if anyone else
> has a possible solution to my troubles.
> I'm currently attempting to install Sarge(testing) via netboot, as the system
> unfortunately doesn't have a CD-ROM drive or a floppy.  The install seems to go
> along very well, using ftp.us.debian.org to grab all the necessary packages,
> until it reaches the point where it (supposedly) completes the package installs,
> then gives an error regarding 'initrd-tools'.  When I exit to a shell (running
> the install via a serial console), I see these errors in /var/log/messages:
>   The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>     base-config: Conflicts: tasksel (< 2.00) but 1.52 is to be installed
>     initrd-tools: Depends: cramfsprogs (>= 1.1-4) but is it not going to be
>                            installed
>                   Depends: dash but it is not going to be installed
>   E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify
>   a solution).
> This being the first time I've ever installed Debian, and the fact that I'm
> using an uncommon method of installation, I'm wondering if some kind soul out
> there might have a possible solution to my issue?
> Ken Lareau

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