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Re: problems for a HURD new-bee!

From: Neal H Walfield
Subject: Re: problems for a HURD new-bee!
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2001 12:54:57 +0100
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> When i try to mount the CD with
> settrans -a /cdrom /hurd/isofs /dev/hd2
> i get the following errors:
> /hurd/isofs: Could not find valid superblock
> settrans: /hurd/isofs : Translator died

Did you actually make the /dev/hd2 device?

> nano editor is not working well, it is getting loaded,
> but what i see is a haphazard screen, i cannot edit
> anything with that...

You need to give more details.

> Where can i find GNU C compiler and GNU C Libraries
> for Hurd?

apt-get install gcc [pkg...]

> When i boot GNU/Hurd with GRUB
> After giving the command
> module /boot/serverboot.gz
> I get :-
> Error 18: Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported
> by BIOS

I assume that it is Grub is giving this message.  Look in its manual
to see what it means.

Additionally, you should try using the new booting method as described
in an up to date installation guide.

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