Re: How do I upgrade from 1.1 to 1.2?
On Thu, 5 Dec 1996, Brian Reeves wrote:
> At 04:34 PM 12/5/96 PST, Bruce wrote:
> >The way I did it was to start dpkg-ftp, and tell it to use the "frozen"
> >distribution. I set the ftp site, and told it to update the list of
> I'm a new user, with a new Debian install. the 'ftp' access method doesn't
> work yet, at least not on my system. (the base install went fine, first
> time. Cool system, that Debian!) Is there a FAQ I could read about how to
> get 'over the hump' - _from_ a base installation _to_ where the dpkg-ftp is
> working and I'm able to download by modem?
You will need three packages; netbase, netstd, and ppp. These will all fit
on a floppy (or your dos partition) and can be installed "by hand" using
dpkg -i /path-to-package/package-name_version.deb.
Once you have these installed, you should be able to establish a ppp
connection and begin the larger installation.
aka Dale Scheetz Phone: 1 (904) 877-0257
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