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Debootstrapping karmic powerpc arch results in error?

Debootstrapping karmic powerpc arch results in error?

I'm trying to retrieve the powerpc arch of Karmic Koala with the following command:

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"This user found a solution on LinuxQuestionsdotorg.

To avoid the missing script, create a symbolic link to one of the existing scripts. Another user suggested linking to the gutsy script, and apparently that worked:

cd /usr/share/debootstrap/scripts
ln -s gutsy karmic

The mirror used in the debootstrap commandline (http://archive.ubuntulinuxdotorg/ubuntu) is wrong, since that mirror only includes x86/x64 packages. Instead, http://ports.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-ports should be used. This user also needed the --foreign option. The final command is:

debootstrap --foreign --arch=powerpc karmic /mnt/ubuntu http://ports.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-ports"