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Re: Alpha Boot Floppies: new version

Quoting Falk Hueffner <falk.hueffner@student.uni-tuebingen.de>:

> 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.


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