[debian-yeeloong-project] Yeeloong support status

Matt Kraai kraai at ftbfs.org
Thu Oct 13 16:50:53 UTC 2011

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 03:16:50PM +0200, Thomas wrote:
> Sorry for my first email, this is the update:
> > 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 did that dpkg-buildpackage -b -uc again and then I got this after a longer
> process
> Hunk #1 succeeded at 493 with fuzz 1 (offset -12 lines).
> Hunk #2 FAILED at 533
> 1 out of 2 hunks FAILED -- rejects in the file
> hw/xfree86/os-support/linux/lnx_video.c
> Patch 01_mips-sarea.diff does not apply (enforce with -f)
> make: *** [stampdir/patch] Error 1
> dpkg-buildpackage: error: debian/rules build gave error axit status 2
> How do I need to go on or how to apply that further patch
> 01_mips-sarea.diff, because I've wget it but with echo "..." nothing
> happens. Maybe this is normal but I wanted to tell.

The patch no longer applies cleanly since xorg-server has changed
since it was generated.  You'll either have to refresh it yourself or
wait for someone else to do so.  I should be able to send you an
updated patch this evening.

Matt Kraai

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