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Re: linux on max problem

On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Tony Pitman wrote:
> As I said I am all the way to the point of extracting the base debs from
> the basedebs.tar file. The problem is that it has been on that dialog for
> about an hour now. Is this normal? I know it is a slow machine, but should
> it really take this long to extract?
> If this is typical, can someone tell me how long IS too long? How long
> should I give it before I figure something is wrong? If something is wrong,
> what do I do about it?

A few days ago we got a report that it took 8 days on an older Mac. Your Quadra
should be faster ;-)



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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