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Re: Installation of Debian GNU/Hurd

From: Sergiu Ivanov
Subject: Re: Installation of Debian GNU/Hurd
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2010 16:09:59 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)


On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 12:47:50PM +0200, Patrik Olsson wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-04-09 at 13:11 +0300, Sergiu Ivanov wrote:
> > As far as I can tell, the ``Make public'' checkbox controls whether
> > your proposal is open to more people than you and the admins of the
> > target organization.  It wouldn't even make sense to include an option
> > which would preclude the org admins from seeing your proposal :-)
> > (Well, at least that is my reasoning.)
> I think that too. But then again, maybe it's there so one can save the
> text non-complete and then when one is ready make it available.

I think I remember having read the explanation of what ``Make public''
does in the google-summer-of-code-discuss list, and what I say doesn't
seem to deviate from that :-)
> > > Nah, I speak neither. Besides, I don't even have the Hurd running
> > > yet. :-) I was trying to get it working last night. Seems to not work
> > > with Qemu.
> > 
> > Sorry if sound stupid, but do you have any special reason not to use
> > Debian GNU/Hurd?  (Well, it doesn't seem you are using it from how I
> > understand your words, but it may be just me).
> It is Debian GNU/Hurd I'm trying to install. :-)

Great :-( I have forgotten that I must have seen baseGNU somewhere in
the installation process then :-( Sorry :-(

> > My understanding of
> > your idea which I derived from your first E-mail doesn't suggest the
> > necessity of cross-compiling the Hurd.  On the other hand, installing
> > the Debian version usually works well in QEMU (I can also tell that
> > from my personal experience.)
> Not for me though. It does not seem to install GRUB so I cannot boot the
> system. I downloaded a GRUB image (0.97), and boot with "-boot a -fda
> grub.img". I execute the following commands on the GRUB prompt:

I'm not sure what the problem is, but the 0.97 GRUB image fails to
work not only for you.  I'm using 0.94 and I gave a person that image
once and it worked, so I attach it to this E-mail.  I hope it will
work for you, too.
> PS: I'm subscribed to the list, so it's not necessary to CC me.

Oh, sorry, didn't pay attention to the headers.

Best regards,

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