gotcha for upgrading gnu-0.2 to current hurd
The current hurd sources (available from anonymous CVS) produce a working
hurd with the very current libc (with fixes I just checked in).
One gotcha (so far) for upgrading your gnu-0.2 installation to the new hurd:
The translator /hurd/devport no longer exists. Its job is now filled by
/hurd/storeio (which does so many other wonderful things too!).
However, your /dev/time file will have /dev/devport set as its translator.
This will cause some translators (e.g. nfs) to crash strangely.
The fix is simple: `settrans /dev/time /hurd/storeio time'.
(Or, use the new hurd's MAKEDEV: `cd /dev; ./MAKEDEV time', same thing.)