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Re: apt not working with sparc ipc

On Thu, 29 Jul 1999, Andrew Howell wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm just new to sparc linux and have come across a problem with apt and
> my sparcstation IPC which others seem to have as well. So I'm hoping someone
> has figured out how to fix it now :)
> Basically the potato version of apt-get just uses up 100% CPU and sits then
> doing not much when you do a 'apt-get update' I left it there for a couple
> of hours and when I came back it had fetched 99% of the main packages file.
> Note: The IPC is 10 Meg ethernet to the place I was fetching packages from.
> This happens with debian 2.2.1, 2.2.9 and my own 2.2.10 kernels.
> It didn't happen with the slink version of apt, only started happening
> with the potato version.
> Any ideas. I see an open bug where the package maintainer (I think
> it was him, Jason?) claimed that it wasn't a problem with apt but a network
> problem. I don't see any network problems. I'm ftping and nfs mounting stuff
> fine.

No problems here. I'm running potato on an IPC with a 2.2.9 kernel... so
maybe the maintainer is right?


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