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[ale] what is doinst.sh ?
- Subject: [ale] what is doinst.sh ?
- From: bjsawyer at worldnet.att.net (Brad Sawyer)
- Date: Sat, 9 Jan 1999 23:01:26 -0500
You are correct sir! It is a slack dist. Thanks again.
From: Chris Ricker <kaboom at gatech.edu>
To: Brad Sawyer <bjsawyer at worldnet.att.net>
Date: Saturday, January 09, 1999 10:01 PM
Subject: Re: [ale] what is doinst.sh ?
On Sat, 9 Jan 1999, Brad Sawyer wrote:
> I am trying to install some upgrade kernels to my Linux box, and when I
> tar/unzip the files there is a directory called /install . Within that
> there is a file called 'doinst.sh' which appears to be a shell or batch
> file to remove old and install-link new stuff. Can anyone point me to
> some useful info on how to use. I haven't progressed to the point of
> writing scripts or working with .sh files yet. But I am making progess
> thanks to the list!
Where'd you get your kernels? That's definitely *not* part of the kernels
that Linus releases.
Generally, for shell scripts, you just execute them.
should work fine. If not,
If I remember correctly, doinst.sh is part of slackware's "package" system,
but it's been years since I've run slackware.
Chris Ricker kaboom at gatech.edu
chris.ricker at m.cc.utah.edu