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Re: output of sys.platform changed

On Monday 22 January 2007 20:25, Petr Salinger wrote:
> >> Well, with up-to-date GNU/kFreeBSD you will have FreeBSD 6.2 based
> >> utilities, try "dpkg -la | grep -i freebsd"
> >
> > I got screwed up here. Tried installing the better supported 6.2 kernel
> > which required a bunch of important packages to be removed. My mistake
> > that I didn't look at them seriously. Now I have a VM with no network and
> > no ethernet card detected.
> >
> > Probably will have to do a re-installation.
> May be there are left old files in  /var/cache/apt/archives/
> The most important will be freebsd-hackedutils.
> It should be sufficient for bringing up qemu ethernet card.

The bad has already happened.

The upgrade wanted to remove the netkit-* packages which included the ifconfig 
binary and other network utility friends. I hadn't noticed it at that 
moment. :-(

I'll check if I have  a snapshot available at home.

Thanks for your help. :-)

Ritesh Raj Sarraf
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"Necessity is the mother of invention."
"Stealing logic from one person is plagiarism, stealing from many is 
"The great are those who achieve the impossible, the petty are those who 
cannot - rrs"

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