On Mon, Jul 19, 2004 at 02:35:13PM -0700, Simon La Rose wrote:
> I'm using the, er...K5 CD's from Nov-2003.
> uname -a : GNU hurd 0.3 GNUmach-1.2/Hurd-0.3 i386-AT385 GNU
Not sure whether those have the Hurd console. In general, you can
download .debs from a GNU/Linux partition on the same box and later
install them on GNU/Hurd, using APT's offline features.
> X -version : X: warning; nice () of process failed: Permission denied
> (not fatal, so i just ignore it for now) - it drops to -1, and version the is,
> XFree86 Version 126.96.36.199 (Debian 4.3.0-0pre1v3.1 20031019062655 email@example.com)
There is a new version of X up at ftp.gnuab.org, perhaps that one works
better. Also, you can try to change the xserver driver to vesa, perhaps
there's a problem there (what kind of video card do you have?)