Pacstrap error signature

I’m running into this error, I’ve tried updating the pacman keys and the mirrors, but it didn’t help.

Here’s the log:


Welcome @mahrimba!

Sorry to read about your problem.

I’m no expert but others have reported similar problems it seems:

Please note:

  • I’m no expert
  • this link is 2 years old

I hope others, more knowledgeable, can give better guidance.

2024-02-18 - 15:36:59 [6]: [PYTHON JOB]: "pacstrap: :: Retrieving packages..." 
2024-02-18 - 15:37:10 [6]: [PYTHON JOB]: "pacstrap: linux-6.7.5.arch1-1-x86_64 downloading..." 
2024-02-18 - 15:37:10 [6]: [PYTHON JOB]: "pacstrap: checking keyring..." 
2024-02-18 - 15:37:11 [6]: [PYTHON JOB]: "pacstrap: checking package integrity..." 
2024-02-18 - 15:37:15 [6]: [PYTHON JOB]: "pacstrap: error: linux: signature from \"Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) <>\" is invalid" 
2024-02-18 - 15:37:15 [6]: [PYTHON JOB]: "pacstrap: :: File /var/cache/pacman/pkg/linux-6.7.5.arch1-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.zst is corrupted (invalid or corrupted package (PGP signature))." 
2024-02-18 - 15:37:15 [6]: [PYTHON JOB]: "pacstrap: Do you want to delete it? [Y/n] error: failed to commit transaction (invalid or corrupted package)" 
2024-02-18 - 15:37:15 [6]: [PYTHON JOB]: "pacstrap: Errors occurred, no packages were upgraded." 
2024-02-18 - 15:37:15 [6]: [PYTHON JOB]: "pacstrap: ==> ERROR: Failed to install packages to new root"

go to rank mirrors before install looks like an outdated mirror is used which does not have latest signatures or somhow.

And welcome here at the purple fun :enos: let`s hope you got installed…

Thanks for the welcoming, folks! I re-downloaded and re-flashed the iso, this time using Rufus, and it seems to be working! The install is at 40% when it used to crash at 10%. Let this be a lesson to check the file integrity before flashing it :stuck_out_tongue:


thats after pacstrap phase so it should work now… :crossed_fingers:

Welcome to the EndeavourOS forum. :purple_heart: I hope you enjoy your time here.


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