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Re: Dead modem, and other newbie install gripes

Hartmut Koptein wrote:

> > One last question: is there an ssh package?  If not I'll just build it,
> > but a package would be helpful.
> For apt-get in /etc/apt/sources.list
> deb http://nonus.debian.org/debian-non-US unstable/non-US main contrib non-free
> deb-src http://nonus.debian.org/debian-non-US unstable/non-US main contrib non-free
> (ftp is also possible).
> apt-get update
> apt-get install ssh

Thanks very much, got it successfully (though for others wishing to use it, it depends
on perl-5.004, so it can't be used with newer perl5-dependent packages).

Update on the X problem: I set $FRAMEBUFFER to /dev/fb1 (unsupported MacPicasso 540
via offb), and Xfb started just fine!  (Well, 640x480 with the jacked-up colormap.)
This tells me that /bin/hostname is not causing my Xfb problems.

Is there something wrong with atyfb in 2.2.10?  I get a white screen with the cursor,
except the cursor only shows up if I move the mouse very fast, and doesn't erase its
old positions.  (Tried setting FRAMEBUFFER to /dev/fb0 to point to atyfb, same

Is there a 2.3.x kernel that runs decently on PPC?  I couldn't get 2.3.11 to build.

Thanks again,

-Adam      "...the firmament sheweth His handywork" (Ps 19:1)    ///
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