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Re: plip installation (Host name lookup failure)

I re-ran the installation, and now things are working fine.  After
a 900% ram upgrade (4MB -> 36) and a fresh potato installation,
this old '486 laptop is running better than ever!

Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 11:09:38PM -0600, David Karlin wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm doing an installation from the potato floppy boot disk set
> dated July 5, 2000.   Kernel and modules are installed; plip is
> configured and I can ping hosts on the Internet by name from VC2.
> Over on VC1, the installation scripts are running, and I'm at the
> stage "Install the Base System".  I choose "network" and leave
> the download url and proxy settings at their defaults 
> (http://http.us.debian.org/debian/dists/potato/main/disks-i386/current
> and proxy: none).
> When it tries to fetch the files, I get this message:
> "nf_http_fetchfile :: http.us.debian.org couldn't be resolved,
> Host name lookup failure (h_errno=2)."
> This seems strange, since that host responds to pings on VC2.
> Does this look familiar to anyone?
> TIA.
> -- 
> David Karlin
> dkarlin@coloradomtn.edu
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