Re: Alpha Boot Floppies: new version
Quoting Falk Hueffner <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> That's really good news. I couldn't get bootp to work, so I couldn't
> test it. There were some suspicious hacks in the previous version...
Bootp is a lot easier to get going using a dhcp server rather than a bootp
server. Much better log messages. Or did you mean the SRM end?
> > The bad news? The installation hangs during/right after installing
> > the libc6.1 package. It hangs so solid that the shell on the second
> > virtual console will not respond. I even tried floppies rather than
> > tftp and it stops in the same location. Is this a known problem?
> No. That's really weird; I have no idea what might cause this. I had
> no problems at that point. Did you download via http, or did you
> install from a mounted mirror?
Downloaded via http. If there's an easy way to make a local mirror of just
the files needed for the base system I'd be willing to give that a try.