[Mageia-discuss] Network install cannot get mirror list

Maarten Vanraes alien at rmail.be
Fri Jan 6 22:12:04 CET 2012

Op vrijdag 06 januari 2012 21:30:54 schreef Luca Olivetti:
> Al 06/01/12 21:23, En/na Luca Olivetti ha escrit:
> > I suppose that I can manually specify a mirror (didn't try yet)
> Well, that didn't work either
> unknown host fr2.rpmfind.net
> with another one
> unknown host mageia.r0b0t.fr
> Both fr2.rpmfind.net and mageia.r0b0t.fr can be correctly resolved (using
> ping) on the ALT+F2 console.
> I suppose network install is non functional?
> Bye

unknown host means that there is no DNS resolving

afaik the installer uses wget to grab files; try that in tty2

do you have a DHCP environment with DNS? did you specify wrong dns? etc...

or maybe wget dns resolving is broken?

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