Re: Status check (don't forget laptops)
On Tue, 29 Dec 1998, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Dec 1998, Brandon Mitchell wrote:
> > 1) boot floppies
> > a) is that modconf bug that makes you hit enter going to be fixed?
> > b) there is an ETA of this weekend on another build, is that 2.0.26?
> I just saw a new set of bootfloppies get uploaded to Incoming mere hours
> ago, these issues and more claim to be fixed.
Yup, good job Enrique. One thing that worries me, LAPTOPS! If something
needed a tecra disk before, I'll like to be sure it works ok without the
tecra patch now.
> > b) have the dependencies been worked out for things like xterm, how
> > about making xf86setup recommend vga16 (and depend on any server)
> I thought the graphical setup required vga16? If not that would explain
> why it didn't work (I had an ATI card as the default)
Depends: xbase-clients, xfonts-75dpi, xfonts-base, xserver-vga16 |
xserver, xterm, libc6 (>= 2.0.7u), xlib6g (>= 3.3-5)
I guess that means vga16 is prefered (or is it that you can't depend on
just a virtual package). However, no suggest or recommends vga16, so my
svga server eleminated that depends screen from coming up.
> > c) bootable cd's and multi-cd installs seem to be the big questions
> APT v3 (http://www.debian.org/~jgg) has working CD-ROM support and with
> some testing will be able to do the multi cdrom trick, right now it works
> in a limited fashion (no disk swaps once started)
Ohh, I'm looking forward to that more than the 2.2 kernel. My mouth is
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