installation of sarge on hercules
it's been a while ago since i posted the error i faced.
I was finally able to install sarge the following way:
- normal installation up to the point where i receive the error
message: "ERROR: Bad archive mirror"
- at that point i can connect via "ssh installer@andromeda"
- instead of dropping into a shell i selected "download installer
components" (or the like, dont't remember the exact words)
- a voila: sarge gets installed.
So debian is now up and runnig on hercules.
I am still thinking about what caused the previous mentioned error.
I've checked that hercules is up to date (version 3.02,
What is different compared to Frans' description:
I used a kernel and initrd as of 18-November 2004.
If i can find enough time i will check whether the kernel and initrd
Am Samstag, 29. Januar 2005 22:15 schrieb Frans Pop:
> On Saturday 29 January 2005 01:31, Ivan Warren wrote:
> > Side note : Current upstream hercules version is 3.02, not 3.01
> > (maybe you should give it a try !)
> Thank you for alerting me to that. I now get over 30 MIPS
> sometimes. The maximum I used to see with 3.01 was about 24, so
> an improvement of about 25%. Impressive!
> Makes a lot of difference when running aptitude and such.
I have also noticed a performance boost with hercules 3.02. The
MIPS Counter reaches values above 38, running hercules on an
Finally i like to say thank you to Frans, Bastian and Ivan.
Guenther Bergmann, Am Kreuzacker 10, 63150 Heusenstamm, Germany
Guenther_Bergmann at gbergmann dot de