Re: another attempt to use hamm disks
On Mon, Feb 02, 1998 at 10:31:49PM -0500, Alex Yukhimets wrote:
> I made another attempt to use newly uploaded to master hamm disks.
> Result: I managed to install, but I guess only experienced users would be
> able to do it.
> First of all, the highlighting is really weird, much worse than in bo.
I guess you are talking about "Cancel" being the default option in some
dialog boxes. I've fixed that in my development version.
> Second, minor point, the menus of installing the modules into kernel
> came out without color.
Yes, fixed too.
> Third, after unpacking the base system, script hang for a while and then
> put me back to the very beginning - the menu to choose color/mono.
Mmmm, which medium did you use to install the base system, from floppies
or from the base2_0.tgz file? I have found some errors when using
floppies, but I'm not sure yet which routine to blame.
> After that I forced it to configure the base system, it complained that it
> cannot stat some files, nevertheless I managed to configure timezone.
> Forth, I tried to make a boot floppy, (not to make hard drive bootable),
> it formated the floppy and immediately told me that the operation failed.
That's a new one. I will look at it.
> I had no other way than to open another console and just do
> cp /target/vmlinuz /dev/fd0
> and then
> rdev /dev/fd0 /dev/sda5
> (/dev/sda5 is my root partition).
> That's it.
> Hope it was helpfull.
Enrique Zanardi firstname.lastname@example.org
Dpto. Fisica Fundamental y Experimental Univ. de La Laguna
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