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Re: [openMosix-general] A few tips for Debian Openmosix newbies

Quoting "Jean-Marc V. Liotier" <jim@jipo.com>:
> - Get the latest i386 userland tools RPM from
>   openmosix.sourceforge.net
> - Convert the the package from RPM to the Debian format using alien
>   'alien openmosix-tools-0.3-1.i386.rpm'
> - Install the resulting Debian package : 'dpkg -i
> openmosix-tools_0.3-2_i386.deb'
> - In /etc/init.d/openmosix replace the two occurences of
> '/var/lock/subsys' with '/var/lock'.

I'll update the script in CVS to use /var/lock for Debian, and
perhaps release a 0.3-2.rpm together with an alien-converted .deb.

Does the pre/post-scripts in the .rpm make it over to the .deb-side?

Also: What directory is used in SuSE and Mandrake?


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