[HCoop-Help] Kerberos, installing with Debian Lenny/Sid
docelic at hcoop.net
Thu Oct 15 07:30:54 EDT 2009
On Wed, 14 Oct 2009 18:27:57 -0400
Steve Taylor <staylor at ncf.ca> wrote:
> Thanks Doc.
> Problem 1: new debian install from cd caused loss of serial ports.
> I copied and upgraded a partition of my current debian, 3.0
> Problem repeated.
"loss of serial ports" is not a very good problem description. As far
as I know, there have been no reworks of the serial port drivers.
Most probably your problem in this specific case is something relatively
simple, but I don't know the solution offhand, nor you give enough
information that we could make more detailed assumptions.
> Solution: ask for answers but stick with old version
> But no answers came.
> Problem 2, the conflicts, started when "backport" support for older
> versions stopped
> To my limited knowledge, unless I need a Debian upgrade that leaves my
> ports working
> I'll stop there for now. Looking for the log records on one of about 8
> partitions, no luck yet.
> Thanks again.
> Davor Ocelic <docelic at hcoop.net> writes:
> > On Wed, 14 Oct 2009 13:36:18 -0400
> > Steve Taylor <staylor at ncf.ca> wrote:
> >> I can ask on hcoop-discuss:
> >> With debian lenny/sid. Not upgraded because upgrades left me with
> >> no serial ports and I didn't know modules that would restore them.
> >> So my debian libc packages are not current enough and I can't
> >> install kerberso, amongst others
> >> How/where can I find a kerberos I can install? Is the answer to
> >> download source code and compile it?
> >> I logged into my account via Mozilla 1.7.13, so as long as that
> >> works (slowly) I do have access. Haven't tried Firefox yes.
> >> Thanks in advance.
> > Hey Steve,
> > If you can't perform the upgrade regularly, it means there's a
> > problem in your setup which is more important than just getting
> > kerberos working.
> > You probably messed up the sources.list and the versions of packages
> > on your system.
> > So the solution is not in using Kerberos from source, but in fixing
> > your setup.
> > Here's a recipe:
> > 1) make sure you have 'testing' or 'unstable' repositories in
> > sources.list
> > 2) apt-get update
> > 3) aptitude install krb5-user
> > (Use aptitude instead of apt-get because it has better
> > dependency resolution mechanism, but do check whether the solution
> > it is suggesting you is the one you would accept).
> > When you run the command under (3), aptitude will try find
> > the necessary packages to remove/install/upgrade so that you both
> > get krb5-user installed and have all dependencies resolved.
> > -doc
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