Re: Installing Debian on an Alix 2d3 using PXE
On Wed, Oct 07, 2009 at 03:10:33AM +0200, Urs Hunkeler wrote:
> I'm trying to install Debian on an Alix 2d3 board (installing from
> network using PXE, the installer runs in a serial console). When I
> select a mirror, the installer tells me that it is going to verify the
> mirror, and then immediately gives me an error message saying that the
> mirror is invalid. A tcpdump on the relaying computer shows that there
> was absolutely no traffic on the network (ie. the installer is not
> trying to access the network at all, not even dns lookup). When I open
> the console and use netcat (nc, as ping, ifconfig and other such tools
> are not available in the minimalistic environment), I can access
> different servers without any problems, so I have to assume that the
> network setup is working.
> What is going on? Why doesn't the installer use the network? How can I
> debug this?
What do you see in /proc/net/route (the routing table) ?
In /etc/resolv.conf ?
Also consider using a preseed file to feed settings rather than feeding
them manually (with potential typos)
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