Re: Where can I fine "basedebs.tgz" file for Woody
Thanks Henrique! I will try your method.
Stephen Jiang <email@example.com>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Henrique de Moraes Holschuh" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Stephen Jiang" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, August 05, 2001 11:17 PM
Subject: Re: Where can I fine "basedebs.tgz" file for Woody
> On Sun, 05 Aug 2001, Stephen Jiang wrote:
> > Hi, I have tried to install Woody via internet. When up
> > to "Install the Base System" part, it asked an address
> > so that it can get a "basedebs.tgz" or a "Release" file.
> > So, I typed it as below:
> > http://ftp.dists/testing/main/binary-i386/
> > in fact, I have tried different sites but it does not work.
> That installer is broken, it will not do what you want
> > Please tell me how to install Woody via internet correctly.
> I've installed woody machines easily using the following procedure
> from memory, expect small mistakes):
> 1. Install the base system using potato's boot disks; it does the
> install rather well.
> 2. Ask for "advanced" package configuration, but do nothing. Exit
> 2.1 apt-get update
> 2.2 apt-get dist-upgrade
> 3. edit /etc/apt/sources.list to point to woody; run apt-get update
> 3.1 apt-get install dpkg apt debconf
> 3.2 apt-get install perl5 mime-support
> 3.3 apt-get dist-update
> 4 dselect update
> 5 dselect, select packages you want, install. Or you could apt-get
> install tasksel, and use tasksel to select the packages you want.
> Or use any of the other apt frontends in woody (aptitude,
> 2.1, 2.2, 3.1 and 3.2 seem to smooth the potato -> woody upgrade a
> Mime-support in installed in 3.2 because the postinst scripts of some
> packages (like lynx) seem to work better if you have mime-support
> before they run.
> "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
> them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
> where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
> Henrique Holschuh