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Re: stupid kernel question

On Mon, 2001-09-10 at 04:41, Douglas Elznic wrote:

>  I am running the testing branch, i just did a apt-get update. I am a
> little new at debian and at the ppc. I am from the redhat i386 world. I
> just downloaded 2.4.9 and the latest prepatch. When I go to do a make
> xconfig over the network (i am running an ibook2 with an old kernel so
> no local X) all I get is a dialog menu with:
> save and exit
> quit w/o saving
> load configuration from file
> store configiguration to file
> Where are all of the kernel config menus? 

Don't use xconfig but menuconfig or just config.

>  And with benh's kernels being temp gone what is the easiest way to get
> X running on my Ibook2? I need to get th 2.4 kernel runing.

X should work with any kernel, modulo broken framebuffer devices.

> And what is the status of ncurses? apt-get says that there is no
> candidate...

apt-get install libncurses5-dev

Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper)/ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
XFree86 and DRI project member   /  CS student, Free Software enthusiast

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