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Re: Help with Debian Install

On Fri, Oct 19, 2007 at 07:47:21PM -0000, Ed wrote:
> On Fri, 19 Oct 2007 21:00:18 +0200, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 19, 2007 at 05:23:35PM -0000, Ed wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I downloaded an image called debian-40r1-i386-netinst.iso.  The install
> >> went fine until I got to the step to 'Configure the Package Manager'.
> >> When I do this step, it asks if I want to use a network mirror and I
> >> choose 'yes'.  It then asks for a protocol and I choose 'http' although
> >> I also tried 'ftp' and it fails also.  Next it asks for a country and I
> >> choose 'United States'. Next it asks for a archive mirror.  I have
> >> tried nearly all, but currently I am trying ' '. 
> > 
> > have you confirmed that the network is up? switch to a VT (alt-f2) and
> > try pinging various addresses.
> > 
> You are on the right track.  I can NOT ping linux.csua.berkeley.edu or 
> it's ip address which is I can ping other computers on my 
> home network.  The modem I was referring to is my dsl modem.  The install 
> CD has not reported any errors up to the point I mention above.  Is there 
> a different install image I should download and use.  I was not too keen 
> on downloading the 20+ cd images for a complete CD install.  Do you know 
> which ones I would need just for gnome and firefox for starters?

okay, you can ping your local net, but not outside it. how about
posting the output of 


on the machine in question while installing

I'm guessing there's no default route which you could get with 

route add default gw <ip.address.of.your.gateway>


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