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Re: Simple Linux/MIPS 0.2b

To: "J. Scott Kasten" <>
Subject: Re: Simple Linux/MIPS 0.2b
From: Keith M Wesolowski <>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2000 18:51:56 -0700
In-reply-to: <>; from on Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 07:56:25PM -0300
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On Wed, Jul 19, 2000 at 07:56:25PM -0300, J. Scott Kasten wrote:

> There is one thing at this point that would really really help.  I need to
> establish a reference point and follow someone elses procedures exactly to
> determine what the source of my problem is and why some of you are not
> seeing this to the extent that I am.  In this way, we can verify whether
> or not there is a bonified problem, and if it is with the tools, maybe get
> it fixed.

Before you get carried away with this, I should point out that I've
been looking at this problem in more detail. Many of my X programs
don't work either; they get SEGV, never bus errors. I suspect this is
a glibc bug. I can run a few programs, such as xhost and the server
itself. I did have a full X setup, including a working server, under
0.1. That was built exactly the same way I've done it under 0.2b. You
may wish to try both and see which works better.

If you like, I will return to 0.1 and duplicate my previous efforts. I
can then describe the exact procedure to you.

Keith M Wesolowski            
University of Nevada          
Chemistry Department Systems and Network Administrator

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