reassign 436140 debian-installer
thanks

Hi,

This bug is in the installer, most likely caused by a clock
initialisation problem. I'm reassigning it to the debian-installer
team for their input.

On Sun, Aug 05, 2007 at 07:20:50PM +0200, os wrote:
>Package: cdrom
>Severity: grave
>
>
>I cannot determine the exact extend of the problem, but a "ls -la" in "/" reveals this:
>
>drwxr-xr-x 23 root root 4096 2008-01-02 21:14 .
>drwxr-xr-x 23 root root 4096 2008-01-02 21:14 ..
>drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2008-01-02 21:13 bin
>drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 2007-06-10 13:50 boot
>lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 11 2008-01-02 19:57 cdrom -> media/cdrom
>drwxr-xr-x 14 root root 4340 2007-08-05 17:49 dev
>drwxr-xr-x 108 root root 4096 2007-08-05 18:35 etc
>drwxr-xr-x 16 root root 4096 2007-06-10 16:00 hdb
>drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 2007-06-10 17:01 home
>drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2008-01-02 19:58 initrd
>lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 28 2008-01-02 20:00 initrd.img ->
>boot/initrd.img-2.6.18-4-486
>drwxr-xr-x 15 root root 4096 2008-01-02 21:12 lib
>drwx------ 2 root root 16384 2008-01-02 19:57 lost+found
>drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 2007-07-17 00:55 media
>drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2006-10-28 16:06 mnt
>drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2008-01-02 19:58 opt
>dr-xr-xr-x 111 root root 0 2007-08-05 17:48 proc
>-rw------- 1 root root 1024 2008-01-02 21:14 .rnd
>drwxr-xr-x 8 root root 4096 2007-06-10 16:30 root
>drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2008-01-02 21:43 sbin
>drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2007-03-07 23:56 selinux
>drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2008-01-02 19:58 srv
>drwxr-xr-x 11 root root 0 2007-08-05 17:48 sys
>drwxrwxrwt 12 root root 4096 2007-08-05 18:50 tmp
>drwxr-xr-x 11 root root 4096 2008-01-02 21:08 usr
>drwxr-xr-x 15 root root 4096 2008-01-02 21:41 var
>lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 25 2008-01-02 20:00 vmlinuz ->
>boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-4-486
>
>As you can see, for what reason ever, this installation produced future timestamps on vital directories causing update mechanisms to fail and to
>complain *all the time*.
>
>Installation history:
>
>- CD-ROM debian-40r0-i586-netinst
>- Updates taken as indicated by notifier icon
>
>The first symptom was the notorious "ttf-opensymbol" update failure, probably caused by various font directories tagged with future
>timestamps (/usr/share/fonts, /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/, ...) but this bug's effects are obviously not restricted to these places.
>
>Since the update infrastructure fails, security fixes can no longer be applied. This however makes the system unusable.
>
>-- System Information:
>Debian Release: 4.0
> APT prefers stable
> APT policy: (500, 'stable')
>Architecture: i386 (i686)
>Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
>Kernel: Linux 2.6.18-4-486
>Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
>
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