--- Björn Johansson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have been using Debian(Slink) for a couple of days now, it's really,
> really buggy :(.
I didn't know/think slink works on powerpc at all?
> It's probably my fault for not installing it correctly or something :-/.
> kernel is 2.0.36, I don't know how to upgrade it. I have downloaded the
> whole kernel 2.2.14 in the hope of that I could use parts of it for Debian.
You need a special kernel (the latest is 2.2.10) for APUS.
> But as I have understood it, the packages which comes with Debian uses
> different librarys which is part of the kernel, therefore an old package
> can't make any advantage of a new kernel without a new recompilation of
> these packages(right?).
Guess you're talking about libc and fellows. That's nothing to do with the
> I have been using Debian for a couple of days now, well... it seems I'll
> haveto wait for the Debian2.2 to make any use of my PPC, probably the
> system will become more stable too, because then I will buy the CD. At the
> moment I lack A LOT of packages, so I haven't even got X working yet(but I
> don't know if I even want it working before I get the potato-version).
I think you probably even _can't_ get it working before potato...
You should really try installing that ASAP, there are now even boot-floppies
which should work on APUS.
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