Quote:>I'm trying to install SLIP or PPP (made no choice yet, any tips?)
In the case that your network provider supplies a choice, I'd choose PPP.
It is more modern, handles line noise more satisfactorily by providing
local (to the modem line) error correction, and is somewhat easier and
more reliable to configure.
Quote:>Therefore I needed a new kernel and tried to install 1.1.45.
>To compile this I needed a new gcc version. I downloaded gcc 2.5.8, libc
>4.5.26, binutils 1.9l.4 and tools 2.16.
>I un-tar-ed them all and started to compile.
>I now need gnu make 3.70 (in stead of 3.69) where can I find this?
>I also have problems with libc.so.4, witch is linked to libc.so.4.4.4
>It sais: desire minor version 514 and found 404
>How do I solve this?
>final question: Why isn't there a HOW-TO about these things?
There are HOWTO's about these things. Not all of them are completed though.
You've obviously tried to upgrade from an old distribution and gotten caught
in a web of interdependencies. How would a HOWTO describe the situation you
are in ? Is it reasonable to expect some to write a HOWTO describing how to
upgrade from any configuration to any other configuration ? If so, then I
he is the Linux Documentation Project coordinator so that he is aware
there is a need for such information.