Re: Using ISO image of installer DVD as repository - How?
- Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2019 19:58:13 -0000 (UTC)
- From: Curt <curty@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Using ISO image of installer DVD as repository - How?
On 2019-06-01, Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It can happen that a line such as
> deb file:///home/richard/dvdmount pool/main/
> gives the error message " ... does not have a Release file
> Leaving aside the validity of the line, this message is an indication
> that an option has not been delivered to apt correctly.
It is necessary to use apt-cdrom to add CDs to the APT system; it cannot be
done by hand. Furthermore each disc in a multi-CD set must be inserted and
scanned separately to account for possible mis-burns.
/home/richard/dvdmount /mnt/dvdmount iso9660 user,loop 0 0
with mount-point mounted
apt-cdrom -m -d=/mnt/dvdmount add
if apt persists in asking for insertion of the disk
Worked for an anonymous user on the internets, which is pretty damn persuasive.
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