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Re: Debian/sparc problems (and solutions?)

On Tue, Oct 13, 1998 at 06:46:17PM +0100, Jules Bean wrote:
> [autofs problems.  Rebuilding with libc 2.0.95 may help]

I will investigate the problem next week.
> [^Z doesn't work in bash, and recently ksh]

Could you elaborate ?

> [modprobe problems]

I don't have modprobe problems. SS2 specific ?

> I can add to that:
> I'm seeing segfaults with any program which is linked to our current
> libstdc++ 2.8.  2.9 is fine.  This is a problem, since apt has broken...

2.0.95 broke libstdc++2.8 and there's no source to recompile (see
debian-devel thread).

> And then we have the big kernel version problem.  Any recent 2.1 kernel
> (later than eightysomething ????) will not run our bash.  Or not last I
> tried, anyhow.
> 2.0.33 doesn't have the ^Z problem, BTW.  2.0.35 does.

Hmm, 2.0.35 is rock stable on my Sparc10 ...


Christian Meder, email: meder@isr.uni-stuttgart.de
What's the railroad to me ?
I never go to see
Where it ends.
It fills a few hollows,
And makes banks for the swallows, 
It sets the sand a-blowing,
And the blackberries a-growing.
                      (Henry David Thoreau)

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