[debian-yeeloong-project] Yeeloong support status

Matt Kraai kraai at ftbfs.org
Thu Oct 13 13:14:38 UTC 2011

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 02:54:31PM +0200, Thomas wrote:
> > network. May it be that the network adapter isn't working. How can I check
> it?
> > And how can I make it run?
> I don't know; I'm not even sure how to start looking into this.  Maybe you
> could stop by the #debian-yeeloong IRC channel on OFTC and we could try to
> figure it out?
> I was at the IRC and got help with the network. With the command: dhclient
> -v eth0 the networkport was activated.
> So I did sudo apt-get update and then upgrade and went on with getting X
> (graphical interface?) working.
> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianYeeloong/HowTo/Install#Squeeze_X
> But I got new problems now. Hope you can help me again.
> I did this:
> apt-get build-dep xorg-server
> mkdir xorg-server
> cd xorg-server
> apt-get source xorg-server
> # Unpacking should happen automatically # dpkg-source -x xorg-server*.dsc
> cd xorg-server*/debian/patches/
> wget http://jasonwoof.com/downloads/01_mips-sarea.diff
> echo "01_mips-sarea.diff" >> series
> cd ../..
> but when I wanted to do this:
> dpkg-buildpackage -b -uc
> then I got this failure message:
> tail: cannot open `debian/changelog' for reading: No such file or directory
> dpgk-buildpackage: error: tail of debian/changelog gave error exit status 1
> and I couldn't go on because the next step gave errors, too. So I tried to
> do this:
> apt will try want to 'upgrade' these packages to the repository versions and
> so replacing the patched versions. The solution is to install devscripts so
> that you can use dch -i which creates a bumped version of the packages.
> I got to somewhere and don't know what to do there. So I closed it and tried
> to go on with the last step, which was
> Dpkg-buildpackage -b -uc
> But I got the same error as before.
> How do I need to go on?

I think you should probably stop by the IRC channel again so that
someone can help you; I'm not sure how you're seeing this error.

Matt Kraai

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