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Re: debian/sparc progress

>>>>> "Eric" == Eric Delaunay <delaunay@lix.polytechnique.fr> writes:
    Eric> 4/ new boot disks are needed to bootstrap a Debian
    Eric> installation.  I made my first try available to
    Eric> ftp://lix.polytechnique.fr/pub/Linux/debian/sparc/exp/disks-sparc/980226
    Eric> but it's not a plain libc6 release (silo is still libc5, and
    Eric> the libc6 perl-base package I included in it doesn't work
    Eric> with dpkg-ftp) and it is a bit buggy.  Some users, at least,
    Eric> are succeeded in installing Debian with them :-)

I just tried these (see my previous post for why); the NFS routines appear
to be missing from the tftpboot.img root f/s, so I've got a small problem
doing an install that way.

I'll try the NFS root method next.

"Normality is a statistical illusion." -- me

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