[parisc-linux] Another 735 hums to life

Richard Hirst rhirst@linuxcare.com
Thu, 1 Mar 2001 09:54:35 +0000

On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 02:34:59PM -0800, Chris Moore wrote:
> After a lot of struggling I finally got my 735/99 up and running.
> After even more struggling I got it to boot standalone off its
> own internal SCSI disk and make it all the way to runlevel 2.
> I am still having a few problems though.  I tried using dpkg
> to install something and the process just seemed to hang.  I
> saw the same thing when trying to compile something - don't
> remember what.

Does tar hang also?  If so it's probably the pthreads problem
that is affecting older machines (my 715/75, for example).  In
theory a new glibc should fix this, but when I tried things seemed
to get even worse - wouldn't even boot any more.  Havn't tried
for a couple of weeks though.