Re: installing HURD debs from Linux?
On Wed, Oct 11, 2000 at 12:11:40AM -0500, Daniel E . Baumann wrote:
> > 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.
> I realize that is the only way that I can do it. I just didn't want to
> hassle with looking through the folders on the debian site. I guess I'll have
> to live with it.
ACK. Now I see what you're trying to do. My eyes must have
Maybe there's a way to tell apt to use a different cache/admindir etc.,
a different arch, and just do download only. I know there's a way to use
a different admindir since boot-floppies uses it and I know you can tell
it to download only. So the question is, can you tell it, from linux,
to use hurd-i386 arch when looking at the mirrors? Maybe you can ask
on one of the other lists (I'm sure Joey could tell you).
Steve Bowman <email@example.com> (preferred)
Buckeye, AZ <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
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