Re: List of powerpc owners
On 31 Aug 1998, Stefan Berndtsson wrote:
> going for another approach, I chroot from a libc-1.99 system onto the
> base-partition. That works fine at first. However, when trying to install
> anything, I get:
> bash-2.01# dpkg -iGE adduser_3.8.deb
> tar: conffiles: Cannot chown to uid 0 gid 0: Function not implemented
> tar: control: Cannot chown to uid 0 gid 0: Function not implemented
> tar: .: Cannot chown to uid 0 gid 0: Function not implemented
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
> dpkg-deb: subprocess tar returned error exit status 2
> dpkg: error processing adduser_3.8.deb (--install):
> subprocess dpkg-deb --control returned error exit status 2
> Errors were encountered while processing:
again, this is because the current packaged libc doesnt emulate the new
style chown() behavior on older kernels, causing programs that use the
chown syscall to not work. for now, just use a kernel version > 2.1.100.
the next packaged libc will have this fixed.
> I get this on every package I've tried it with so far..
> The kernel is the same one I'm using with the libc-1.99, which unfortunately
> still is a 2.1.24, because I haven't got 2.1.1xx to boot. Something I also
> can't understand, since a friend has it running on a rather identical machine.
> (diskspace and ram differ)
> Any help would be appreciated..