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Trying to install Debian Stable 6.0.2, but getting error

Debootstrap Error - failed to determine codename

during the step "Install Basic System". I am a novice in Linux. Can anyone help me?

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Are you using CD/DVD to install? My first guess would be bad install media. – jscott Sep 27 '11 at 23:08
I am using USB 4GB – user815860 Sep 27 '11 at 23:10
So? Can anyone help me? – user815860 Sep 27 '11 at 23:41
Sorry, problem solved – user815860 Sep 27 '11 at 23:47
If you solved the problem yourself, please consider providing an answer. – Zoredache Sep 27 '11 at 23:55

The problem was in my lan cable, after i fixed it - configuring lan was automaticaly and not manualy as it was before

-- self answer by user

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