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Re: The pre-release of Hard Hat Linux for SGI...

To: Honza Pazdziora <adelton@informatics.muni.cz>
Subject: Re: The pre-release of Hard Hat Linux for SGI...
From: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 16:15:41 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: ralf@uni-koblenz.de, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <199807150900.LAA00705@aisa.fi.muni.cz>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Wed, 15 Jul 1998, Honza Pazdziora wrote:
> > Yup.  I updated the WWW and FTP site a bit.  It'd be really good if we
> OK, I've updated other links to manhattan/. Is the name Hard Hat 5.1
> official?

Yes.

> Yes, I'll try to create the page. Basically R4400, R4600, R5000,
> PC and SC, anyrate are OK? How about R4000? Other hardware: XGE, XZ
> (for consoles), 10BaseT, any reasonable SCSI? How about the Challenge S?

I think you need to list individual CPUs.

The SCSI on the Indy, yes, but the one on the Challenge S is different, I
thought.

> I have question about the ftp part (some of them based on the fact
> that we are little bit short of space on our mirror, but I'd like to
> mirror as much as possible). How about the RPM's in the
> /src/ftp/pub/redhat/old directory? Shouldn't the be in some
> subdirectory or gone? Also, I suggest renaming
> /src/ftp/pub/redhat/old/redhat-5.1 to something like
> redhat-5.1-alpha1 to be consistent with the name reflect the name of
> redhat-5.1alpha1.tgz.

I've cleaned that up a bit.

> Also, /src/ftp/pub/test/vml.tar.gz could be renamed to something like
> vmlinux-indy-2.1.99.tar.gz (is it 2.1.99?), and perhaps we could even
> put the kernels to some directory other than test (maybe kernel?) and
> also have a link there from software.html.

Done.

There is a kernel packaged as a binary in the RPMS...

> Anyway, our mirror already has 56 MB of that 270, let's hope it will
> go on ;-)

Let us know how that install goes...

- Alex


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