Re: Install questions

Dan Burcaw (
Mon, 12 Apr 1999 13:45:23 -0600 (MDT)


> When I boot and try to set up ppp dialup using the supplied scripts (as
> I've done successfully, even regularly, with LinuxPPC) and try to start
> ppp, I'm informed that kernel support is not present. There is also no
> resolv.conf file in the /etc/ directory where I'd enter my DNS info.

Strange that resolv.conf isn't their.. Also, try the 2.2.5 kernel on the
ftp site. I'm not sure if I compiled PPP support in, if not let me know
and I'll rebuild the kernel with that support.

> startx also returns the error others have described. I grabbed the
> XF86Config.imac file from the xconfigs directory at yellowdog, but I don't
> know what to do with it.

cp that file to /etc/X11/XF86Config

> What do I need to install that I'm not installing, what services do I need
> to enable, etc. to get PPP working, and what to do to get X working? I can
> transfer files directly into the Linux filesystem, but obviously can't
> download anything directly.
> Thanks! It looks like a nice clean system once a few kinks are ironed out...
> Trev


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