Re: Installing HURD
On Wed, Jan 13, 1999 at 02:31:36PM -0700, Max wrote:
> On 13 Jan 1999, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> > Max <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I read "The idiot's guide to installing Hurd on a linux box.".
> > Unfortuantely I couldn't find the file mentioned (gnu-0.2.tar.gz) on
> > alpha.gnu.org or on ftp.gnu.org or ftp.debian.org. Perhaps I'm blind.
> > ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/gnu-0.2/gnu-0.2.tar.gz
> Thanks. Wow. 71 megs is a bit excessive, don't you think? :)
> How far is Debian-Hurd to becoming installable? Or is it, and is there a
> paper somewhere to explain how to do it?
Is all you need. Get the tar file, extract it, boot.
You also need a GRUB boot disk, don't forget that. Further Debian packages
are in the binary-hurd-i386 tree in unstable (not too many right no, but
The tar file is about 9,5 MB, which should be acceptable.
Matthew should update the idiot's guide...
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