Re: Alpha Boot Floppies: new version
> Anthony Towns just posted a method on debian-boot [of making a
> basedebs.tgz file]
OK, I gave this a try, same result; let me type in the end of console
4 (anything really odd is probably a typo):
dpkg: warning - ignoring pre-depencency problem !
(Reading database... 77 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace dpkg 1.9.16 (using
Unpacking replacement dpkg ...
dpkg: dpkg: dependency problems, but configuring anyway as you
dpkg depends on libc6.1 (>= 2.2.3-1); however:
Package libc6.1 is not installed.
dpkg depends on libncurses5 (>= 5.2.20010310-1); however:
Package libncurses5 is not installed.
dpkg depends on libstdc++2.10-glibc2.2; however:
Package libstdc++2.10-glibc2.2 is not installed.
Setting up dpkg (1.9.16) ...
Selecting previously deselected package libc6.1.
(Reading database ... 216 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking libc6.1 (from ../libc6.1_2.2.3-8_alpha.deb) ...
Setting up libc6.1 (2.2.3-7) ...
Current default timezone: 'UTC'.
Local time is now: Tue Aug 14 20:07:43 UTC 2001.
Universal time is now: Tue Aug 14 20:07:43 UTC 2001.
Run 'tzconfig' if you wish to change it.
Package 'sysvinit' is not installed and no info is available.
Use dpkg --info (= dpkg-deb --info) to examine archive files,
and dpkg --conents (= dpkg-deb --contents) to list their contents.
... and that's all she wrote, hard hang at this point (for those who
arrived late, this is on a Bret, aka AlphaStation 500/500).
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