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Re: [gNewSense-users] debootstrap failing "W: Failure trying to run: chr

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] debootstrap failing "W: Failure trying to run: chroot"
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 2010 09:48:32 +1030

On Thu, 04 Mar 2010 17:50:20 +0200
Lars Nooden <address@hidden> wrote:

> debootstrap is giving some trouble on metad mipsel.  Perhaps I have
> the set up wrong.  I have an ext3 partition mounted as /mnt and wish
> to install metad on it.  It fetches a lot of packages then gives an
> error with dpkg.
> What have I missed?
>  $ debootstrap metad /mnt/ \
>  . . .
>  I: Extracting util-linux...
>  I: Extracting zlib1g...
>  I: Installing core packages...
>  W: Failure trying to run: chroot /mnt dpkg --force-depends --install

Need more info.
check for a debootstrap/log directory in your debootstrap target.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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