Bug#116648: Busybox is broken in woody ppc boot-floppies
On Mon Oct 22, 2001 at 09:02:49AM -0500, EXT-Bellers, Chris wrote:
> Package: boot-floppies
> Version: 3.0.15 (2001-10-08)
> Severity: grave
> Busybox, or a dependancy, appears to be broken in this version of the
> woody-powerpc root floppy.
> On my Power Mac 7300/180, the system boots from the boot floppy, and I can
> see that the MACE ethernet drivers come up.
> When the "Configure the Network" options is selected, the network hardware
> will not configure with DHCP, giving the generic message "The network failed
> to initialize using DHCP".
> The network interface can be manually configured.
> When a shell is invoked, ifconfig shows that the card is properly
> ping <any host> results in a segfault.
> wget <any URL> results in a segfault.
> Obviously, http installations immediately return an error code as there is
> no network connectivity.
I just logged into a powerpc box and compiled up busybox.
Everything seems to work as expected... I wonder if library
reduction on powerpc is perhaps broken?
Erik B. Andersen http://codepoet-consulting.com/
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