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Re: Debian GNU/Hurd Questions

On Mon, 2006-01-02 at 20:07 -0600, Michael Madden wrote:
> I recently setup a Debian GNU/Hurd K10 machine by following
> the directions at http://www.us.debian.org/ports/hurd/hurd-cd,
> but I cannot find the answer to a few of questions:
> 1. How do I get grub installed on my hard drive instead of booting
> off a floppy disc?  The floppy boot worked great, but it's been my
> experience that floppies often die without much cause. If I don't have
> the floppy in at boot time, I'll get an 'Error 15' error from grub.
> 2. How do I configure my network card?  I have a 3Com 905 that
> is detected by GNU/Hurd when it boots up, but I cannot find
> familiar programs like ifconfig to setup my network card.
> 3. Why does df fail to report the disk usage?  It complains
> it cannot read/find mounted filesystems and exits.  Is there
> a different program I should be using?
> Thanks in advance.

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Oh, and try df /

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