Re: apt-get update doesn't work?
Pascal Hakim <email@example.com> writes:
> ftp.us.debian.org points to a few different machines, so it's quite
> possible for different people to get different results.
> If there's a mirror behind there that is missing some files, it might
> be worth telling the mirror team about it.
> 12:01 ~% host ftp.us.debian.org
> ftp.us.debian.org has address 188.8.131.52
> ftp.us.debian.org has address 184.108.40.206
> ftp.us.debian.org has address 220.127.116.11
> ftp.us.debian.org has address 18.104.22.168
It fails quite consistently for me... and as far as I can tell, the
error indicates something's wrong with the downloaded file (or my
machine), not that it failed to find it on the server -- the "no such
file" error it gets later seems to because the initial problem with the
file's contents caused the download to delete the destination file.
Additionally, when using aptitude, I get "gzip: stdin: not in gzip format"
errors, and noting that it seem to be downloading .bz2 files, it seems
like somethign is expecting gzip format, but the files on the server are
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