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Re: Root FS.

To: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, linux-mips@fnet.fr
Subject: Re: Root FS.
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 1999 01:18:53 +0100
In-reply-to: <19990124132347.A8202@mini.gt.owl.de>; from Florian Lohoff on Sun, Jan 24, 1999 at 01:23:47PM +0100
References: <XFMail.990123175600.Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de> <Pine.LNX.3.96.990123130713.17157B-100000@apt4g.a3nyc.com> <19990124132347.A8202@mini.gt.owl.de>
On Sun, Jan 24, 1999 at 01:23:47PM +0100, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 23, 1999 at 01:49:39PM -0500, Thomas Riemer wrote:
> > I can get everything except the glibc from ftp.cobaltmicro.com
> > 
> > When I try to install the glibc I run into the problem that I 
> > keep having with rpm architecture type.  It won't let me 
> > install because its the wrong architecture type.
> > 
> > I'm tried changing my kernel to "mipsel" architecture - it doesn't
> > seem to make a difference...  
> > 
> > Where can I get an rpm of rpm that works...
> 
> try rpm2cpio and cpio -i i think - I did this
> 
> Now you know why i am not using any rpm based distribution. :)

Rpm actually has done an ok job for recompiling the entire userland
again and again until things got stable.

  Ralf

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