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Re: Simple Linux/MIPS 0.2b

To: "J. Scott Kasten" <jsk@tetracon-eng.net>
Subject: Re: Simple Linux/MIPS 0.2b
From: Andy Isaacson <adi@mr-happy.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 11:28:11 -0500
Cc: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, linuxce-devel@linuxce.org
In-reply-to: <Pine.SGI.4.10.10007191041270.6330-100000@thor.tetracon-eng.net>; from jsk@tetracon-eng.net on Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 11:54:59AM -0300
References: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1000719160110.21239D-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl> <Pine.SGI.4.10.10007191041270.6330-100000@thor.tetracon-eng.net>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 11:54:59AM -0300, J. Scott Kasten wrote:
> try the debian distro, but cannot find a big endian root image to install
> with, the site with the eb pacakages seems to be down, and cannot find the
> userland utility to unpack the .deb files, so this one is out completely
> at the moment.

A .deb file is just an ar(1) archive.  Use "ar xv foo.deb" to unpack.

-andy
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