Re: Catch-22 - Help!
On Wed, 28 Oct 1998, Jerry E. McGoveran wrote:
: At 06:37 PM 10/28/98 -0600, Andy Kennedy wrote:
: >On Wed, 28 Oct 1998, Jerry E. McGoveran wrote:
: >> I have a Debian installation in which the ethernet card driver is
: >> apparently not installed. There were some errors at this stage of
: >> the installation process, but the screen drew and reset to the inst.
: >> menu too fast to read anything. I finished the installation, and
: >> now I need to update the kernel and the drivers. I can't compile a
: >> kernel (downloaded 2.0.35 src) because I don't have gcc. I can't install
: >> the gcc package because I don't have network access in Linux - only under
: >> Win95.A
: >Gcc is available at sunsite.unc.edu and most of the mirrors. Download it
: >w/ win95 and then use tar to "unpack" it.
: Oh. I had assumed that it had to be installed via the package route.
: Silly me.
That would be wiser. Download the gcc deb via Win95 and use dpkg to
install it (dpkg -i)
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