On Thu, 25 Jul 2002 14:06:45 +0100, David Coulson wrote:
>> rootstrap cannot fetch any files from the http.us.debian.org. i think
>> there is something wrong with the network configuration, but i don't
>> know what.
>Can you check the network interface configuration and arp tables on the
>host, so you can be sure that it's setting it up correctly. You will
>need a gateway on the UML, so it can access the Internet.
>Can you ping the host from the UML, and UML from the host?
I thought it was a problem with network config, but it seems it's
configured properly (if gateway is set to the default gateway in
rootstrap.conf). I let rootstrap execute nmap and wget inside uml to
test network connection to a host outside our network, which worked
After this I changed the mirror to ftp://ftp.fi.debian.org/debian/ and
now rootstrap receiving the debs... I have to wait some minutes and see
if I have a working root_fs...
I just don't know why rootstrap have problems with fetching files from
I: Retrieving http://http.us.debian.org/dists/woody/Release
E: Couldn't download adduser
/usr/lib/rootstrap/modules/debian: /tmp/target/etc/apt/sources.list: No
such file or directory
dpkg --root=/tmp/target --purge base-config console-common
console-tools console-data console-tools-libs
dpkg: unable to access dpkg status area: No such file or directory
thanks for the help... :)