Re: Weird mirrors error on fresh Lenny installation
On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 12:05:51PM +0000, Lisi wrote:
> This morning I installed Lenny using netinstall. I have done this with Debian
> many times over the years without problem.
> I always install the base system, let the standard system be set up
> automatically and then install anything else I want manually after rebooting.
> Today, that didn't work.
Maybe mirrors are in some bad situation.
> The mirrors are said to be uncontactable and the reason is given as 101
> network unreachable.
> I have checked everything.
Did you check http://mirror.debian.org/status.html
> The router is working fine (I have had a look and
> reset everything). The system is being given a DHCP address - I check with
> ifconfig. I can ping the router by IP and Google by url. I have tried
> editing the network interfaces file and setting it up for static IP. It made
> no difference. I have tried 3 different mirrors - *ox.ac.uk*, *man.ac.uk*
> and the primary UK mirror. The system still reports failure, both when it
> tries to verify the security and volatile sources and when accessing the
> mirrors - but it installs the standard system without any other hitch.
Hmmm... these mirror looks good.
> In desperation I did a fresh installation. Same problems. I am out of
> ideas - can anyone suggest anything??
Can you point your browser and see something at mirror site?