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Re: Simple Linux/MIPS 0.2b

To: "J. Scott Kasten" <>
Subject: Re: Simple Linux/MIPS 0.2b
From: Andy Isaacson <>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 11:28:11 -0500
Cc: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>,,
In-reply-to: <>; from on Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 11:54:59AM -0300
References: <> <>
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 Isaacson <>

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