Debian 6.0.5 not on mirrors?
On Wed 20 Jun 2012 at 16:07:51 -0400, Bruce A. Johnson wrote:
> I've tried two different Debian 6.0.5 network installation CDs today using
> three different mirror sites, and I don't get past the apt installation.
> When I look at pseudo-tty 4, the log says that the "mirror does not support
> the specified release". The lines immediately above this failure show that
> this command was executed:
> wget -q http://cdn.debian.net/debian/dists/squeeze/Release -O - | grep -E
Could be bad mirror sites, but three seems rather excessive.
> The machine doing the installation seems to have network connectivity, or
> I would have expected complaints when it was trying to get the time from
> the network, plus it was a working system under Debian 5 before I started
> this morning. Does anyone have any suggestions?
Name resolution failure? Check your nameserver with
on tty2. Check its operation with
The installer does not visibly complain on tty1 if the ntp server is not
reachable, so this is not a good check of network connectivity. However,
tty4 and the syslog will record that the service is not known.
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