EmpireAndrew wrote:Top marks, pass go and collect $200, take a bow, the people behind VanillaMint rock.
EmpireAndrew wrote:Now, I'm assuming it's out of date and I'm assuming given the size of it I'm missing the UNIX stuff?
Trixster wrote:I'll wait for Joska to update his VanillaMint setup to incorporate 060 stuff! Please Joska!
joska wrote:EmpireAndrew wrote:Top marks, pass go and collect $200, take a bow, the people behind VanillaMint rock.
wongck wrote:Thanks for trying out the manual way of getting Mint on your system.
The idea was to teach you to fish by going through the nuts and bolts.
Sure it is much easier to just get someone to give you fish.
wongck wrote:If you known how to fish then you would have known the solution to the PATH issue.
wongck wrote:The solution is on the 1st page of the mirror, which is just a setenv statement with the correct PATH parameters.
But I suspect that most likely your folder structure is wrong.
wongck wrote:I haven't seen the old webpage design for so long, I really liked the wavy blue side panel. pity that I can't get that at Google sites.
DarkLord wrote:I remember the first time I installed some form of MINT. I believe it was KGMD? Probably
got those letters wrong, it's been so long...
EmpireAndrew wrote:But I followed the document steps and ended up with something that didn't work.
Now... the doc iirc referred to 1.17.cur and I am using a newer version, maybe something changed?
On top of that I installed to drive E not drive D. (I have a TOS partition I wanted to keep on D).
But of course any references to D I changed to E, no big deal.
EmpireAndrew wrote:If you known how to fish then you would have known the solution to the PATH issue.
If the PATH parameter as default is wrong, then the doc needs to explain:
1. Where to set it
2. Why it needs to be changed
3. What to set it to.
EmpireAndrew wrote:Yeah it does look nice. Is it an older version of what was on Google?
christos wrote:I think I can guess why your easymint install failed. You probably didn't create an LNX partition with HDDriver. Easymint won't work without an ext2 partition.
I say this because easymint failed on me a few times before I discovered this. Every time after that, all installs went perfectly.
EDIT: Cancel that, I reread more carefully.
For your network issue, which ethernet driver are you using? I've found the driver provided with MiNT to be less than optimal, I'd try the Assemsoft driver.
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