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Old 05-21-2004, 06:15 PM   #1
excyberlabber
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install base system failed: bash_2.05a-11_i386.deb was corrupt


My first try at installing Debian went very well until I got to the Install Base System step. Then it turned up this error:

/instmt/pool/main/b/bash/bash_2.05a-11_i386.deb was corrupt

I got my cd's from cheeplinux.co.uk. Do I simply need to get new cd's or burn some myself and start over from scratch? Or is there a fix for this?

Thanks!
 
Old 05-22-2004, 08:18 AM   #2
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Hi,

to get through your installation, just do not install the currupted package.
After your Debian system is installed, you can download it via 'apt-get install <PACKAGENAME>'.

If there are more currupted packages, download the iso-images form an official Debian mirror, check the isos with 'md5sum ISONAME' -kompare this output with the md5.sum file from the mirror- and finally burn the cd's, if the md5sum of the iso's are equal to the entries in the md5sum file.

I'll hope this helps ...

bluebirdz
 
Old 05-23-2004, 04:45 AM   #3
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Thanks for the response, bluebirdz! I'm afraid the Debian cd's from cheeplinux were all useless. I went ahead and downloaded the first iso with jigdo lite onto my windows install, burned the cd, and it worked great for the base install. I recommend jigdo to anyone - it's simple and fast and it worked. From that point on I completed the install via ftp.

In fairness to cheeplinux.co.uk, for anyone considering them, I got 4 things from them, a FreeBSD install cd, a Knoppix cd, a Debian 7-cd set, and a cd with 'advanced' articles and books on Linux. The FreeBSD install went well, and the Knoppix cd works quite well. But as I said the Debian cd's were all broken and the 'advanced' books and articles were all 5-6 years old. So I have 2 out of 4 that I'm returning to them for a refund.
 
  


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