Subject: Re: Mac68k Dream Instalation
To: None <Nerobro@aol.com>
From: Colin Wood <email@example.com>
Date: 05/02/1997 13:44:26
> First off Where in the heck can I find a newer kernel, my curent one in
> 3months old. I am asking for server and directory, it really took me a week
> to find this one.
Try reading the FAQ and Meta-FAQ. Both should point you to sources of
recent kernels, but the most recent tend to be those compiled by Scott
> Next..... With my Xproblems. What server will I find x on and what version
> should I download, last time I came across it I think I downloaded the (don't
> hold me to this) netbsd version. Then I was wondering how to get it onto my
> hda2 (my UNIX partition) I do have a supermac video card for now I want to
> use the internal video (I can deal with mono... I use and like plusses) I am
> guessing I could use the install program to transfer it.
Once again, this one is in the FAQ, but for future reference:
> Finally I want to get this thing on the net so I don't have to deal with all
> these install problems. I want my FTP. (thinking Men-at-work...)
That's Dire Straits, actually. Men-at-Work are the "I come from a land
down under" people.
> But when I
> try to run NetBSD it gives me a core dump. There are not more details to
> that... It just dumps, and tells me that it does. It may be the old kernel,
> I think. I am using an ancient kernel generic-9, don't tease, I can't find
> the newer ones.
What do you mean: when you try to run NetBSD it gives you a core dump?
What dumps core???? Do an fsck in single-user and see if this fixes the
> If any of you were wondering i have a IIsi with 17megs of ram and a 699meg,
> 80meg, and a 1.2gig finaly a zipdrive. I am running on an 80meg partition
> untill I get all the bugs solved, then the 699meg will be used for the unix
> and swap partitions.
Sounds good to me. I'm running on a 700 MB drive myself.
I hope this helps.
Colin Wood firstname.lastname@example.org
Consultant Rice University
Information Technology Services Houston, TX