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jebba
PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 3:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just did a 64bit of 89999.33333 ISO available on the servers.
jebba
PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 9:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BLAG-89999.37777-i386.iso 681M

Actually fits on a cd. Workz. Doesn't install blagCanyon by default though.

extraspecialbitter
PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 5:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It installed very smoothly for me. It's easy enough to pull blagCanyon and anything else I needed from the repo. I did have to edit /etc/apt/sources.d/blag.list to remove atrpms, but that was no big deal.
jebba
PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 8:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

extraspecialbitter wrote:
It installed very smoothly for me. It's easy enough to pull blagCanyon and anything else I needed from the repo. I did have to edit /etc/apt/sources.d/blag.list to remove atrpms, but that was no big deal.


Ya, next build I'll remove atrpms from apt config. Thanks for testing it :)

jebba
PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 2:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

By the way, I'm posting more about whats going on with 90k development blow-by-blow on the blag-noise mailing list:

Subscribe:
https://www.autistici.org/mailman/listinfo/blag-noise

Archives (in weird lurker format):
http://lists.autistici.org/list/blag-noise.html

jebba
PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 7:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

610M BLAG-89999.42222-i386.iso

7116591a7a017be4dd722ebf11b6f93e290b37cb /BLAG/iso/BLAG-89999.42222-i386.iso


This version looks good. Quite close to beta. Stripped down a bit. Now at least the alphas fit on a real CD. :)

90M free on the CD right now....

ftp://ftp.blagblagblag.org/pub/BLAG/linux/90000/en/iso

and various mirrors as it arrives.


-Jeff

jebba
PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 8:31 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ftp://ftp.blagblagblag.org/pub/BLAG/linux/90000/en/iso/BLAG-89999.42222-i386.iso
http://cascompany.blagblagblag.org/90000/en/iso/BLAG-89999.42222-i386.iso
http://colostore.blagblagblag.org/90000/en/iso/BLAG-89999.42222-i386.iso
http://leaseweb.blagblagblag.org/90000/en/iso/BLAG-89999.42222-i386.iso
http://singlehop.blagblagblag.org/90000/en/iso/BLAG-89999.42222-i386.iso
http://serverpronto.blagblagblag.org/90000/en/iso/BLAG-89999.42222-i386.iso
http://shinjiru.blagblagblag.org/90000/en/iso/BLAG-89999.42222-i386.iso

ewl
PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 5:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just installed 89999.40000 on an extra partition (I wasn't sure how linux-libre would work with my hardware. Everything's running swimmingly! I had to download kernel-libre-devel to compile my rt61 driver and I noticed that the gnome desktop was the same as the gdm splashscreen and I realized that nautilus wasn't installed, so I downloaded and installed that. I hadn't been sure about my sound card because that broke under gnewsense, but it works with blag 90k. apt-get isn't working very well, I get an error message when I try to install things:

[root@cambot ewl]# apt-get install emacs
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
emacs-common (22.2-5.fc9)
xorg-x11-fonts-75dpi (7.2-6.fc9)
The following NEW packages will be installed:
emacs (22.2-5.fc9)
emacs-common (22.2-5.fc9)
xorg-x11-fonts-75dpi (7.2-6.fc9)
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 removed and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 24.9MB of archives.
After unpacking 76.8MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
Get:1 http://www.blagblagblag.org 90000/i386/fedora emacs-common 1:22.2-5.fc9 [19.9MB]
Get:2 http://www.blagblagblag.org 90000/i386/fedora xorg-x11-fonts-75dpi 7.2-6.fc9 [2971kB]
Get:3 http://www.blagblagblag.org 90000/i386/fedora emacs 1:22.2-5.fc9 [2065kB]
Fetched 24.9MB in 2m53s (144kB/s)
Checking GPG signatures... ############################## [100%]
E: Unknown signature /var/cache/apt/archives/emacs-common-22.2-5.fc9.i386.rpm: (SHA1) DSA sha1 md5 (GPG) NOT OK (MISSING KEYS: GPG#4f2a6fd2)
E: Unknown signature /var/cache/apt/archives/xorg-x11-fonts-75dpi-7.2-6.fc9.noarch.rpm: (SHA1) DSA sha1 md5 (GPG) NOT OK (MISSING KEYS: GPG#4f2a6fd2)
E: Unknown signature /var/cache/apt/archives/emacs-22.2-5.fc9.i386.rpm: (SHA1) DSA sha1 md5 (GPG) NOT OK (MISSING KEYS: GPG#4f2a6fd2)
E: Error(s) while checking package signatures:
0 unsigned package(s)
3 package(s) with unknown signatures
0 package(s) with illegal/corrupted signatures
E: Handler silently failed
[root@cambot ewl]#

but yum works fine. So I've been using that. It runs just great. Nice and fast...


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ewl
PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

For some reason I had a hard time getting my wireless card to work with NetworkManager. I uninstalled NetworkManager and it works fine, now.

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jebba
PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You need to edit /etc/apt/apt.conf and comment out the GPG lines. Yes, i know.
noldrin
PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 8:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm sure 90K will be swanky and I hope to test an alpha or beta real soon.

Read the noise, sounding good. Not *too* concerned as I used to be about apps since it's so easy to apt them anyways. My only wish list would be to replace cursed gThumb viewer with GQview since I'd prefer for gThumb to never darken my computer's door step again.

berkbw
PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 9:49 pm    Post subject: Sure would be nice to undo Reply with quote

I would be nice to be undo an install when the drivers don't work..etc. Other misfits are also included..... Like .. remember FC1>FC2?.

So - how much added disk space and programmer's time would be needed for this? ie, needed hdwe USED to work, but will not now - - because?? non-free S/W only? I dunno, .. But having my system be blown away IS kinda scary, eh? I realize that the total field of hdwe and the drivers req'd is gigamungus.

Personally, I am worried that if/when I go to the NEXT step - I will be, in all intents and purposes, DEAD.

Just a whine from a stateside wanker.

b-

jebba
PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 11:01 pm    Post subject: Re: Sure would be nice to undo Reply with quote

berkbw wrote:
I would be nice to be undo an install when the drivers don't work..etc. Other misfits are also included..... Like .. remember FC1>FC2?.

So - how much added disk space and programmer's time would be needed for this? ie, needed hdwe USED to work, but will not now - - because?? non-free S/W only? I dunno, .. But having my system be blown away IS kinda scary, eh? I realize that the total field of hdwe and the drivers req'd is gigamungus.

Personally, I am worried that if/when I go to the NEXT step - I will be, in all intents and purposes, DEAD.

Just a whine from a stateside wanker.

b-


You mean if you install 89k? Well, to "undo install" would require a complete backup of your previous system. So that's not likely to get added to anaconda or anything, if that's what you meant.

I doubt you'll have much hardware which worked before but then doesn't work with -libre if that's what you're referring to (I had a hard time parsing your post). The most likely thing would be to lose 3D graphics, or *maybe* a soundcard or a webcam or something. The -libre kernel doesn't really remove much hardware support that a typical BLAG user would need, actually.

-Jeff

berkbw
PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 1:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

AHH! Great - I don't do 3D, but I do have an Intel MB. So, I don't have to worry about "having fallen and can't get up", I'm great to go, eh?

b-

jebba
PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 1:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

berkbw wrote:
AHH! Great - I don't do 3D, but I do have an Intel MB. So, I don't have to worry about "having fallen and can't get up", I'm great to go, eh?


If you have onboard video you'll even have 3D support.

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