Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 8th Jun 2005 08:43 UTC, submitted by george
Debian and its clones A configuration mistake in the new Debian Linux distribution has forced a fix less than 24 hours after the software was released. "New installs [of Debian 3.1 from CD and DVD] will not get security updates by default," said Debian developer Colin Watson in an e-mail warning. Installations from floppy disks or network servers were not affected.
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Sarge Install
by t3q on Thu 9th Jun 2005 00:29 UTC

This is a minor issue compared to the fact that two installs completely failed with the officialy released sarge images so far, one being binary-1, one being netinstall. Although being rather standard, two year old P4 systems, sarge fails to mount /target, find the cdrom, install grub etc., all what woody was able to do on the very same machine without any hickups...
Even manual workarounds (like mounting /target manually) failed in the end.

This I call a major dissappointment, really. Being a debian devotee for years, for the first time I consider moving to fedora (being quite aware that the debian developers are giving a sh*t about that move, and right they are, i could have contributed to fix this madness in advance, which I haven't)...

But still... Sad sad sad...