Re: woody to sarge - where is the new kernel?
Sebastian Tennant wrote:
my system does not boot any more from hd. I have to use cd1 from the
woody distribution and then tell the booter to load 'hd:4'.
ofpath: WARNING: Your kernel is too old for proper support, device may
1. Downgrade to the 'proposed-updates' version of the yaboot package:
apt-get --purge remove yaboot
apt-get install -t proposed-updates yaboot
You may need to add proposed-updates to your sources.list, I can't
yes, I had to add a line about it. I just took this one (deb
http://ftp.fr.debian.org/debian sarge main) and replaced the
distribution name with 'proposed-updates'. then I ran apt-get update
and the rest went smooth as silk.
apt-show-versions -a -p yaboot
this did not work on my system.
kruiskruid:~# apt-show-versions -a -p yaboot
-su: apt-show-versions: command not found
but the other suggestion was fine, thanks!
just to complete the solution: I added this line to the /etc/apt.conf
I'm now still wondering how to boot 2.6.x since I don't own a cd-writer.
I want to compile my own kernel, but have some difficulties in
understanding the questions about the hardware I have. as I wrote, I am
used to PC's and only lately acquired this beautiful iMac. at the
beginning I had no idea whatsoever of what it contains. now the picture
is a bit better, but not enough to answer to some of the kernel
I have been looking for a Debian kernel source tree and a repository of
.config files, to no avail.
please cc: to my address!
OK but this is a little rude don't you think?
I thought that in British English, whatever you say, if you prepend it
with 'please', it is not rude any more... ;-)
well, the problem is that I have no complete access to the net at the
place where I work, only http behind a nosy proxy. and I did not want
to wait until the evening to read the answer!