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Re: able to bootp/NFS-install/reboot R4400SC Indy

To: chad@sgi.com
Subject: Re: able to bootp/NFS-install/reboot R4400SC Indy
From: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 1999 01:21:02 -0500 (EST)
Cc: linux <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <36D23A99.162206DD@dallas.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Mon, 22 Feb 1999, Chad Carlin wrote:
> Ok. Somebody shoot me. I went through and reinstalled linux on my Indy. I
> thought that I screwed up and somehow did not get modutils-x.x.x-x because
> I chose to install the wrong package set. I think I was wrong there too.
> 
> Problem:
> - modutils-x.x.x-x does not get installed by the base installer. (or I
> don't know which one it goes with)

Yup. modutils was broken at the time when Rough Cuts was put together.
Theres a newer package that does work on the ftp site.

> - Can't get this package over the network because if I try to use my
> network interface, the system panics. It panics because I don't have
> modutils.

Why do you need modules to get your network going?

> - BTW howto-french-5.1.1 seems to be corrupted in the distribution. My indy
> always hangs when trying to install it. Hence, I have to deselect
> optional-documentation during install.

We know that. :)

- Alex


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