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RE: - slink_cd 0.96 -

On Thu, 31 Dec 1998, Jim Westveer wrote:

>> Subject: slink_cd 0.96
>> Is now up in the usual place:
>> A few changes, mainly to cope with changes in the archive:
>I have run 0.96 a couple of times now, and it appears that it only
>builds Disk 1&2 (sometimes 3).  When I look in the /tmp/ at the packages
>files....the packages 3 4 &5 are empty ;-(  Any thoughts???

Hmmm. Do you run using script or similar so you get log output? I've got
things running fine on open for 3 arches, up to the point where it will
create the images. What command line are you using? And I presume you've
checked for silly things like running out of disk? 

>> the new 2.1.4 i386 bootdisks are due - no need for the tecra floppy any
>> more
>This would be goodness...I did build a complete set of disks (1-5) with
>0.95, and installed a new system this week with it.  All WORKED!  

Good stuff.

>Only comment is that although multi-cd works....it is not for the first
>time user.  I think that a newbie may have a hard time with it. 

It's a _lot_ better than the hamm setup, where the user had to drive
dselect through each disc by hand. But agreed, it's not as easy as it
could be yet.

Steve McIntyre, CURS CCE, Cambridge, UK.         stevem@chiark.greenend.org.uk
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