Re: A few problems + Is this list archived?

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Tue Mar 07 2000 - 09:08:02 CET

On Tue, Mar 07, 2000 at 01:49:30PM +1100, David Gerard nicely wrote:
> I keep trying to get SVGA.tgz out of the /mu/misc/ directory on the various
> websites; but every copy I find says 'Not a valid gzip file' when I try to
> unzip it (in mu gunzip, Debian gunzip or WinZip). Is there a known valid
> copy somewhere? Or is there something simple that I'm doing wrong?
> By the way: Is this mailing list archived anywhere? The above question
> seems FAQ-ish to me, but I'm not sure where to look for an answer before
> asking here.

Please, read the file README.svga in MISC section.

> I'm having a couple of other problems with mu (I'm running 7r8):
> 1. gpm can't find the mouse on boot without me doing a setup -f -a and says
> '/dev/mouse: No such device'.

Have you set mouse port? (setup port)

> 2. The system seems to lock up for several seconds whenever I hit Caps-lock
> and D. (My Win95 box has Caps-lock remapped to left-Control, so I'm used to
> it being a Control key.)
> Any ideas would be most welcomed.

Linux do not know your Windows remapping, obvioulsy. In muLinux, edit
the file /etc/keys.conf, then "setup keymap store".


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remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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