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Re: Installing Hurd from the .debs

On Thu, Jan 13, 2000 at 10:36:55AM +0100, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> Igor Khavkine wrote:
> Then I used cross-install, so far everything went ok.
> Please give me the version number of cross install.
> Compare it with the version at
> www.debian.org/ports/hurd/extra-files/cross-install
The version of cross-install that i used is the same as the one at this url. I 
even just looked inside it and supposedly it does all of the things that it 
didn't do for me the first time. I can't explain why it didn't work for me the 
first time. But apparently it was a false alarm... sorry


> > However the first time that I rebooted I found that:
> > 1) /boot/servers.boot was missing instead there wasonly
> > /boot/servers.boot.dpkg-new
> > 2) /servers/exec was missing, apparently ext2fs.static needs this node to
> > exist to run, other wise it gives a file not found error.
> > 3) /libexec/runsystem was missing, only /libexec/runsystem.gnu was there.
> > 4) there was no /bin/perl executable (only /bin/perl5.00...) so native-install
> > failed at some point.
> I am pretty sure that all of these are fixed since months.
> Where did you get cross-install from?
> > What I finally did is use an old (19991025) tarball and then cross-install the
> > .debs on top because I didn't want to correct all the errors by hand.
> Better even install the debs natively.
> Marcus

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