Re: Hurd stopped working :(
Pontus Lidman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I upgraded to the new packages on the debian mirrors (from sep 07?). After
> upgrading and rebooting, everything worked nice, but from the second boot
> onwards, the boot process freezes right after the partition check. How do
> I tinker with my Hurd files to fix this problem?
What I did was downgrade back to 19990524 and check that it
boots; then I began installing libraries and executables from the
newer package and testing bootability after each batch of a dozen
or so files. It turned out to be something in /hurd/init. Now I
have everything else from 19990725 and the system boots.
I haven't bothered to examine the problem further, nor have I
tried hurd-19990907. (Building it seems to require tetex-bin, so
I built that too, but the teTeX packages have so far refused to
After I get the Hurd upgraded, I intend to finish loadkeys and
write a translator for displaying text with colors.