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Re: Micro-HOWTO debian-hppa on 715/80 with serial console & cdrom

On Sun, Sep 02, 2001 at 10:14:28AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> I found that with the 0.9 installation, nvi crashed the kernel very
> promptly. Maybe this only occurs when using the STI console. Solution:
> using the extra packages section of the CD, install vim before
> editing sources.list.

that's correct -- the bug only affected STI console.  the right fix is
to compile a new kernel :-)

> Also, I found that I had to upgrade the kernel as the latest upgrades
> won't work with the 0.9 one. The kernel will just panic at the end
> of the boot process.

Yeah -- glibc bug which when fixed exposed a kernel bug.

Revolutions do not require corporate support.

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