[Gllug] debian install

Paul Cupis paul at cupis.co.uk
Tue Jul 25 11:56:51 UTC 2006

t.clarke wrote:
> I am trying to install debian on a spare machine,  using a previously downloaded
> 'install' cd-rom.
> It appears to install reasonably well,  but when I try and apt-get (for example)
> ftp   it downloads all the packages and then displays the error message:
> THis installation will require temporariliy removing the essential package
> e2fsprogs due to a conflicts/pre-depends loop.......
> internal error could not early remove e2fsprogs
> Any ideas as to what I am doing wrong?
> Do I need to download a more uptodate install CD  or what  ??

What install CD are you using? Are you using an actual release Debian
3.1 install CD or some daily snapshot?

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