X on new G4 Dual 533
I managed to get a debian system installed on my new G4 533 dual. I have
only limited experience with debian. Please forgive my ignorance.
I could not used the debian ramdisk image for some reason so
I used the linuxPPC Q4 ramdisk. (The debian ramdisk would not go past the
release notes and machine check screen.)
So I had to moved the unconfigured.sh out of the way and do some
configuring by hand.
As a result I have a few problems that someone might be able to help me
Can some one give me an example on how to install a major package like
X11, off a cdrom using Apt? Apt always wants to go to the internet
instead of the cdrom. This might be because I have no cdrom entry in my
fstab. The system will not let me edit fstab even though I am "root" and
the disk is read/right. Has anyone ever heard of this?
I managed to install many packages using dpkg but this is definitely the
hard way, right?
Using Apt how does one construct an install command from the package name.
i.e. if I have package foo-1.4.4.deb how do I get the package to install
from cdrom using apt?
Is the system configuration tool that is on the ramdisk image available
separately? If you say use linuxconf, I will cry because I do not like
Also, lastly, is there an X server that works with the GForce2 video in my