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Re: Base Installation problems.

It didnt work :-(

-----Original Message-----
From: Adam Linford <7DeadlySins@oblique.freeserve.co.uk>
To: Assad Khan <razor@iqsystems.net>
Date: Thursday, April 08, 1999 1:08 PM
Subject: Re: Base Installation problems.

>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Assad Khan <razor@iqsystems.net>
>>To: debian-user@lists.debian.org <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
>>Date: 08 April 1999 17:34
>>Subject: Base Installation problems.
>>Hello. I just got Debian 2.1 with the official cds. In the installation
>>when it asks for the path to base2_1.tgz, even though it is there, it
>there is a file error and it cant extract
>I don't know how to fix it, or whats wrong.>
>>-Assad Khan
>                I'm not an expert on Linux, but there is one solution I
>which will work.  Copy your files to a DOS16 (MS-DOS or equivalent)
>partition on your hard disk.  Delete the corrupt file, and replace it with
>the same file downloaded from any FTP site which mirrors slink.  You can
>then install it from your DOS partition.  I'[m suggesting this because it
>sounds like the file on your CD is corrupt.  If you have used these CD's
>an install before and have had no problems, then this solution will not
>work.  From your mail though, it sounds like these are new CD's.
>    There are a few How-to's which cover the specifics on this.  I'm not
>sure of any exact URL's, but a quick trip to Debian.org will point you to
>the right place.  Either that, or they will be on your CD's.

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