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Re: b-f 3.0.23 powerpc-apus lot of joy but still some issues

#include <hallo.h>
Andreas Wüst wrote on Mon May 27, 2002 um 07:29:21PM:

> be now, woody got finally freezed, and everything is pointing to
> stable. So after the base installation, tasksel obviously gets its
> packages from the potato directories and doesn't succeed to configure
> it all correctly. Is this really like this? At least the sources file
> points to stable.

So hope that Woody be released soon, then the apt paths do work as

> So how should I proceed to do a proper install? Should I change the
> sources file manually, and when? After starting tasksel? And how?

Login on the second console as root and run 
"editor /etc/apt/sources.list" ;)

> Should I just substitute every "stable" by "testing"? Or do I have to
> await final release, and it's just a bad point in time to now install
> woody?

Better substitute with "woody" for the next time.

> Another problem occured: as I am on a lan but without an always-on
> connection, it's not been the case that the network was up when the
> system booted on its own power for the first time, so the boot process
> hung when configuring the network. Afterwards I wasn't able to bring
> up the interface to connect, I had to reboot. What do I have to do to
> bring up ethernet (a dhcp server is giving me my ip, aswell as all the
> other stuff like gateway, dns server...)? I

If you did setup the interface with DHCP while installing, and the DHCP
server is up, you will get working network. When init hangs, there is a
wrong default (gateway) route, set by you manually or broken DHCP
server, or your gateway is down.

> couldn't find a script which I could have run manually.. (sorry but I
> am kinda newbie in this sector).

ifdown eth0
ifup eth0

and read "man interfaces"

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