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Re: Missing something obvious?

To: Ariel Faigon <ariel@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Missing something obvious?
From: Leon Verrall <leon@reading.sgi.com>
Date: Thu, 7 May 1998 09:27:05 +0100 (BST)
Cc: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <199805070014.RAA10832@oz.engr.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Wed, 6 May 1998, Ariel Faigon wrote:

> :Leon,
> :
> :     I doubt there's anyone on this list that can defend the clarity of
> :the documentation on the WWW site.
> :
> :     The next goal is this: download all the RPMs, and install them via
> :FTP.  You can get the RPMs themselves from
> :ftp.linux.sgi.com/pub/redhat/hurricane/ or similiar.  Those packages make
> :up something like 80% of Red Hat 5.0.
> :
> :     When looking for the RPMs, remember that SGIs use 'mipseb'
> :binaries, NOT mipsel.
> :
> :     And, let us know how it goes.
> :
> :- Alex
> :
> 
> Do we have a volunteer who has gone through the process
> and can update the HOWTO ?

Once I've gone through it I'd be happy to document it. Just in the process
of dragging down all the RPMS I need. dependancies, dependancies...

Leon

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