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Re: debootstrap error with dvdrom install




On 29-07-17, Pierre Frenkiel wrote:
> hi,
> I'm trying to install Stretch on a Lenovo laptop with the KDE dvdrom and
> each time I get the error:
>   debootstrap error. Unable to find the codename for release
> 
> I saw a lot of posts about this error, but they were all related to a usb install, but one.
> This one said he left the install in standby for several hours, but this is not my case.
> So, I don't know what to do. Has anybody an idea?
> 
> best regards,
> -- 
> Pierre Frenkiel
> 

Do not use live images for install. Those are bit flaky, especially KDE
one. Use net install, or regular install image.