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Re: Debian/NSLU2 Etch RC1 installer downloading too many packages?

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  • anguel_stankov
    ... I am not an Linux expert but what about the RAM of the NSLU2? Could it be that the RAM is faulty at some position and when the installer fills up the
    Message 1 of 39 , Jan 23, 2007
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      --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, "Gordon Farquharson"
      <gordonfarquharson@...> wrote:

      > I would expect that if you had faulty hardware, the installer wouldn't
      > stop at exactly the same point in the installation. I think that you
      > have shown that it isn't the media to which you are installing because
      > you have tried installing to a memory stick and a hard drive. That
      > leaves the NSLU2 and your network connection. Nobody has reported
      > network problems with the 2.6.17-2-ixp4xx Intel NPE driver that is
      > used in RC1, and I'm not sure what could go wrong in the NSLU2 that
      > would cause such a consistent problem.

      I am not an Linux expert but what about the RAM of the NSLU2? Could it
      be that the RAM is faulty at some position and when the installer
      fills up the memory to that position it always fails? There should be
      some utility to check if the RAM is ok.

      Anguel
    • anguel_stankov
      ... I am not an Linux expert but what about the RAM of the NSLU2? Could it be that the RAM is faulty at some position and when the installer fills up the
      Message 39 of 39 , Jan 23, 2007
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        --- In nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com, "Gordon Farquharson"
        <gordonfarquharson@...> wrote:

        > I would expect that if you had faulty hardware, the installer wouldn't
        > stop at exactly the same point in the installation. I think that you
        > have shown that it isn't the media to which you are installing because
        > you have tried installing to a memory stick and a hard drive. That
        > leaves the NSLU2 and your network connection. Nobody has reported
        > network problems with the 2.6.17-2-ixp4xx Intel NPE driver that is
        > used in RC1, and I'm not sure what could go wrong in the NSLU2 that
        > would cause such a consistent problem.

        I am not an Linux expert but what about the RAM of the NSLU2? Could it
        be that the RAM is faulty at some position and when the installer
        fills up the memory to that position it always fails? There should be
        some utility to check if the RAM is ok.

        Anguel
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