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Re: trying to install slink from cdrom on ds10...

I have upgraded my DS10s to frozen and they are stable, at least for the
services I am running. Am having a problem with mod-perl right now, but
that's all.

Ernest Johanson
Web Systems Administrator
Fuller Theological Seminary

On Tue, 21 Mar 2000, Matthew Whitworth wrote:

> Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2000 14:52:57 -0800 (PST)
> From: Matthew Whitworth <matthew@okcomputer.org>
> To: Ernest Johanson <ejohan@fuller.edu>
> Cc: debian-alpha@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: trying to install slink from cdrom on ds10...
> > As I understand it DS10 requires a 2.2.12 or later kernel. I got one at   
> > 
> ftp://gatekeeper.dec.com/pub/DEC/Linux-Alpha/Kernels/generic-up-2.2.12.gz.
> > I created the installation floppies and replaced the kernel on the
> > rescue disk with the 2.2.12 one. Then installed from the floppies, and
> > used apt-get over the network to complete it.
> Thanks, Ernest.  I definitely had trouble with the driver modules for the
> Slink 2.0.36 kernel, so it looks like I'll be trying to use a 2.2 series
> kernel like you suggested.
> I'm running potato i386 at home and I'm quite happy with it, but I've
> heard that potato alpha is pretty rough.  This isn't exactly a production
> machine I'm building.  Would anyone recommend running potato at this
> point?
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> matthew whitworth
> matthew@okcomputer.org

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