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Re: Amiga woes

Bo Zimmerman wrote:

>         Hello all.  I'm a recent joiner to this list and hope to learn quite a bit
> from you fine folk.
>         I have been having a bad installation problem however.  I got ahold of a
> Debian distribution CD about 3-4 months ago, and attempted to install it on
> a 1.2g partition on my A4000 w/ GVP 68040/40 accellerator, 50mb ram, picasso
> II, and 106mb swap partition.
>         The base installation goes fine, and seems to run fine, but when I try to
> install the software packages, the same thing always happens.  At some point
> during the de-packaging, the computer will freeze, COMPLETELY, forcing me to
> reboot.  Upon rebooting, fsck will of course run.  fsck freezes up during
> the examination of my partition; and never ever comes back.
>         Does this sound familiar to anyone?

yes, I have a picasso II myself

>         Any ideas?

think you'll need a new kernel there. The problem is the fbdev driver. If you give a
more speciffic/detailed description of your hardware, some one(read:nice person) might
be able to compile it for you.

>         Thanks for any advice...
>         Bo Zimmerman

Relative to Robert?


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