On Sun 18 Feb 2018 at 20:21:57 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Sunday 18 February 2018 18:47:58 Brian wrote:
> > On Sun 18 Feb 2018 at 17:51:50 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > On Sunday 18 February 2018 17:19:48 Roger Price wrote:
> > [Snipped]
> > > > It looks as if the network setup in the EeePC is correct, but wget
> > > > fails. Any suggestion would be very welcome, Roger
> > >
> > > Check the list, I think wget was mentioned as a problem child child
> > > within the last 2 or 3 weeks. Is the machine fully uptodate?
> > What significance does "fully uptodate" have when using the installer?
> The install media may be dated, so if it will boot at all, the first
> thing should be to update it and see if wget is replaced and now works.
Sounds reasonable until one realises the installer uses a busybox
version of wget. And busybox hasn't changed during the lifetime of