Re: Trying hurd
> at last I've installed the hurd properly (thanks to who helped me). But I
> would like to comment/ask some things:
Okay ! I'll answer those I can:
> - The keyboard doesn't works properly (I'm spanish). What I have to do?
> - I can't see latin1 characters.
> - I can't see colors; why ? (ls --color doesn't work and escape secuences
The mach console is not very well developed yet. If you telnet to your
Hurd machine in e.g. xterm you can see colours etc, but not on the
> - When will be ready boot disks for installation?
Who knows? This doesn't seem to be a priority as most people run some
other OS besides the Hurd that they can install from.
> - Are there several consoles as in linux, with alt+f1, alt+f2... ?
> - df doesn't works. (I think it says that it can't read filesystems
I have the same problem.
> - If I want to compile my own kernel, can I do it under linux?
Yes, but setting up a cross-compilation environment is not worth the
trouble, as Marcus told me earlier and yet I decided to discover it from
experience :) On the other hand, recompiling GNUMach under the Hurd is
Best of luck with the Hurd,
Pontus Lidman, email@example.com, Development & support manager
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- Trying hurd
- From: Juli-Manel Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>