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Re: installing HURD debs from Linux?

On Tue, Oct 10, 2000 at 09:01:45PM -0500, Daniel E. Baumann wrote:
> > I do not think that I understand your problem: the download is from
> > GNU/Linux after which the install unpacks each deb in turn.  When you
> > reboot, net support is not necessary to finish the install.
> > 
> > BTW, there is no pcmcia support in GNUMach;  Thomas was working on it
> > a while ago and stopped when he did not need it (feel free to correct me
> > on this).
> > 
> I want to cross intall debian packages using apt or dselect under Linux (if
> possible) since  I am SOL about having internet access under the HURD
> (Although if I port PPP I can use my external U.S. robotics modem). I know
> that GNUMach does not support pcmcia that was my point.

You making this too hard trying to cross install.  Use Linux PPP or
network or whatever to get the debs, drop them in the hurd partition
if your linux partition is too big to mount, then boot hurd and install
them natively.


Steve Bowman  <sbowman@frostwork.net> (preferred)
Buckeye, AZ   <sbowman@goodnet.com> <bowmanc@acm.org>

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