[arch-general] broken package stops pacstrap

mick howe mickhowe292 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 29 05:06:38 UTC 2017

waddled of to the ArchLinux32 site a grabbed their latest .iso,
installation is progressing

mick in glen innes

On 28 July 2017 at 01:42, Eli Schwartz <eschwartz at archlinux.org> wrote:

> On 07/27/2017 08:21 PM, mick howe via arch-general wrote:
> > Trying to install arch i686 on my IBM x345 using 2015 07 install media
> (yes
> > I know its 2 years old). Get as far as running pacstrap and it comes to a
> > crashing halt on checking package integrity
> >
> > error: krb5 : signature from "Levente Polyak (anthraxx)
> > levente at leventepolyak.net> " is unknown trust
> > :: File /mnt/var/cache/pacman/pkg/krb5-1.15.1-1-i686.pkg.tar.xz is
> > corrupted (invalid or corrupted package PGP signature)).
> >
> > How can I get past this crash
> That's not a broken package, that is a PGP signature verification error.
> I'd say to run pacman with the --debug flag (pacstrap will pass it on to
> pacman for you), except the problem is fairly obvious -- the
> archlinux-keyring package has been updated a number of times since that
> ISO.
> I suggest you use the current, up-to-date ISO built and hosted on
> https://archlinux32.org which is where the official/affiliated efforts
> to preserve i686 are being held. Two of the Arch Devs/TUs (Bartłomiej
> Piotrowski and Balló György) are involved with the project, and once
> official support for i686 is dropped at the end of the year, you will
> need to migrate to archlinux32 anyway.
> Note that we are optimistic that archlinux32 can receive official
> recognition as a tier-two architecture and thus remain affiliated with
> archlinux.org itself. :)
> ...
> Regardless, the 2-year-old ISO will not work. You need an ISO which has
> pacman 5 on it, in order to have pacman hooks run. These hooks are
> important for several reasons, including the fact that they are used to
> generate an initramfs and therefore allow you to boot into your
> installation. :)
> The earliest archlinux.org archiso that will work for you is the March
> 2016 one, and even then you will have to update the archlinux-keyring
> package on its own in order to fix keys that expired and were renewed or
> replaced in the two years since your ISO.
> --
> Eli Schwartz

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