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Bug#116411: Potato-Floppies for Alpha Systems broken

On Sat, 2001-10-20 18:27:34 -0400, Adam Di Carlo <adam@onshore-devel.com>
wrote in message <[🔎] oar8ryueuh.fsf@arroz.onshored.com>:
> Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de> writes:
> > I wrote a bug report some days ago that the driver floppies don't
> > match the root/boot floppies for Alpha. I reactivate this bug,
> > they don't match. It I insert the driver floppies, I'm told
> > to insert other ones:-(
> Have you tried Woody?  If it works there, we'll have to close this
> bug, since we're not making changes to Potato anymore.

Well, yes. It installs (somehow...) the system. However, currently
potato has no useful install floppies. I think that's more than
only a slight problem. That's a biggie...

So now, I've installed my system with sid. It works perfectly
now (witn 2.4.13-pre5), but quite a lot of all time stamps are
broken. 2.2.19 isn't fixed wrt epoch handling. It's simply broken.
For my system, 2.2.19 comes up in 2048. I've just send a bug
report to the kernel image team...


Jan-Benedict Glaw . jbglaw@lug-owl.de . +49-172-7608481

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