Re: Install debian Etch with debootstrap on top of fedora
On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 10:17 +0100, michael wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 06:06 -0300, Gabriel Parrondo wrote:
> > El mar, 01-07-2008 a las 09:46 +0100, michael escribió:
> > > I am trying to install Debian Etch on a box that already has Fedora
> > > but when using debootstrap I get the message
> > >
> > > Installer error: Failure trying to run: chroot /target mount -t proc
> > > proc /proc
> > >
> > > There are more details below but could somebody enlighten me as to
> > > its meaning and what's going wrong? Ta, M
> > >
> > > Details: Fedora fc7 box is Core2 Duo with LVM, make a new partition /
> > > debian_chroot, install debootstrap using yum, run debootstrap to
> > > install etch for arch amd64 using UK mirror. Installs/verifies many
> > > packages then gives above error. /var/log/messages is empty (!).
> > >
> > What parameters are you passing to debootstrap? It should be something
> > like:
> > debootstrap etch /debian_chroot http://somemirror/debian
> > If that's correct, you should make sure that you're running it as root
> > and the chroot binary is in PATH ('which chroot').
> > If that doesn't help, please copy the exact error you're receiving.
> fedora$ sudo /usr/sbin/debootstrap --arch amd64 etch /debian_chroot/
> The error was as above! And was the last thing the debootstrap issued.
here we go, just reran:
mkb@veri:~$ sudo /usr/sbin/debootstrap --arch amd64 etch /debian_chroot/
I: Retrieving Release
I: Retrieving Packages
I: Validating Packages
I: Resolving dependencies of required packages...
I: Resolving dependencies of base packages...
I: Checking component main on http://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian...
I: Retrieving adduser
I: Validating adduser
I: Retrieving apt
I: Validating apt
I: Extracting sysv-rc...
I: Extracting sysvinit...
I: Extracting sysvinit-utils...
I: Extracting tar...
I: Extracting tzdata...
I: Extracting util-linux...
I: Extracting zlib1g...
W: Failure trying to run: chroot /debian_chroot mount -t proc proc /proc
Just to clarify I'm doing this since I wish to install Debian (as the
main and then only) Linux on the machine, but when tried the netinst it
wasn't happy with the CDROM.