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Re: [SLUG] corrupt woody base packages
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] corrupt woody base packages
- From: David Fitch <davidf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri Aug 10 12:53:02 2001
On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 12:22:27PM +1000, Jamie Wilkinson wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, David Fitch wrote:
> >Am I reduced to installing potato (off my cd which I know works)
> >then "apt-get dist-upgrade"? I'd rather not do this unless I
> >really have to.
> I don't guarantee that this is the answer, but woody is stil only frozen,
> not stable, so there may be issues with the packages. a dist-upgrade from
> potato *will* work, however.
except the box I'm doing is at work I was trying to save them from
downloading it all (paying per Mb) when I can do it at home for $0.
And I agree there could "issues", at you put it, with some packages
but it started to do it with almost all of them past about the half
way mark (through the base install - after configuring modules etc).
I can't believe they're all corrupt.