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Lucid 525 Retro-2.6.30.5
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cthisbear

Joined: 29 Jan 2006
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Location: Sydney Australia

PostPosted: Sat 14 May 2011, 05:22    Post_subject:  

Billtoo:

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Billtoo


Joined: 07 Apr 2009
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Location: Ontario Canada

PostPosted: Sat 14 May 2011, 07:24    Post_subject: Lucid 525 Retro-2.6.30.5  

cthisbear wrote:
Billtoo:

http://www.datafilehost.com/


We have no restrictions such as a limited number of simultaneous downloads or limited download speed.
No excessive ads and no download timer. All 100% free.
Up to 100 MB per file
Unlimited file uploads
Unlimited file downloads
Your file is hosted forever as long as it gets downloaded at
least one time every 30 days
All file types allowed

Chris


Hi Chris, thanks for the info.
I uploaded the firefox-4.0.1-retro525.pet and the download link is:

http://www.datafilehost.com/download-3681f4de.html

After installing the pet run fixmenus in the terminal and the proper firefox entry will show up in the internet menu.

The pet works in the regular lucid 525 too.

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James C


Joined: 26 Mar 2009
Posts: 5972
Location: Kentucky

PostPosted: Sat 14 May 2011, 15:48    Post_subject: Re: Lucid 525 Retro-2.6.30.5
Sub_title: firefox 4.0.1
 

Billtoo wrote:
@James C

I made a firefox-4.0.1-retro525 pet, I followed the instructions playdayz gave in the howto thread, except not for any specific processor.
It's 14mb and too big to upload unless you have another way that I can get it to you?


Thanks for the pet. Smile

Now mirrored on smokey01 and link added to first post.
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svgt

Joined: 26 Mar 2008
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Location: Hamburg, Germany

PostPosted: Sun 15 May 2011, 06:44    Post_subject: Some programs quit without message on K6 machine  

Hi,

There are some problems with my old K6 retro machine:

Gparted, Write, Skype quit without messages.
Country localization for keyboard does not work.

The question is: May I use the Instant Update 001 for this retro release ?

Regards
Svgt
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James C


Joined: 26 Mar 2009
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Location: Kentucky

PostPosted: Sun 15 May 2011, 20:19    Post_subject: Re: Some programs quit without message on K6 machine  

svgt wrote:
Hi,

There are some problems with my old K6 retro machine:

Gparted, Write, Skype quit without messages.
Country localization for keyboard does not work.

The question is: May I use the Instant Update 001 for this retro release ?

Regards
Svgt



Last question first, I'm running 3 installs of Lucid Retro and Instant Update 001 appears to be working correctly here on all three.

Those old K6 boxes have been somewhat problematic.See playdayz's post here
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=522645#522645

I've done a little testing on my old K6-2 box and the K6pack and the e2fsprogs package got both Abiword and GParted working while running live pfix=ram.

K6pack
http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/puppylinux/pet-packages-lucid/K6-pack-Lucid.pet

e2fsprogs
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?mode=attach&id=40826
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jfh

Joined: 23 Feb 2009
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PostPosted: Sun 15 May 2011, 21:17    Post_subject: No gui  

I tried Lucid 525 Retro-2.6.30.5. MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) motherboard, i7 2600k, Nvidia GTX 460 8 gig ram

I had to use pfix=ram to get it to boot. Load failed @ x. Tried probe: 800x and 1024x.
Tried Choose: Nvidia1024x, and vesa 800x and 1024x.
Used the vesa option also no changes.

My stuff too new for a retro package? Ah well it's not like the kennel isn't full here.Smile

Oh yea, for comparison I can run Quirky, lupu525, Fatdog64, wary. I haven't tried any older versions on this machine.

Edit: Forgot to add md5sum matched on download and burn.
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James C


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PostPosted: Sun 15 May 2011, 22:19    Post_subject: Re: No gui  

jfh wrote:
I tried Lucid 525 Retro-2.6.30.5. MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) motherboard, i7 2600k, Nvidia GTX 460 8 gig ram

I had to use pfix=ram to get it to boot. Load failed @ x. Tried probe: 800x and 1024x.
Tried Choose: Nvidia1024x, and vesa 800x and 1024x.
Used the vesa option also no changes.

My stuff too new for a retro package? Ah well it's not like the kennel isn't full here.Smile

Oh yea, for comparison I can run Quirky, lupu525, Fatdog64, wary. I haven't tried any older versions on this machine.

Edit: Forgot to add md5sum matched on download and burn.


Hmmmmm.Possible I guess.

I just booted Lucid Retro,live pfix-ram on my quad-core which is probably a little older and I'm posting from it now.I just chose "probe" and picked the resolution(1360x768).


Sun 15 May 2011 Operating System: Lucid Puppy-525 Linux 2.6.30.5
d.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation C61 [GeForce 7025 / nForce 630a] (rev a2)
oem: NVIDIA product: MCP61 - mcp61-86 Chip Rev

X Server: Xorg Driver: nv
X.Org version: 1.7.6
dimensions: 1360x768 pixels (411x232 millimeters)
depth of root window: 24 planes


AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 620 Processor
Core 0: 2611 1: 2611 2: 2611 3: 2611 MHz

...the above also recorded at '/tmp/root/report-video-glx'.

It's possible that your hardware is too new, luckily there are plenty of different pups to try.
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jfh

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PostPosted: Mon 16 May 2011, 23:20    Post_subject: Lucid 525 Retro-2.6.30.5  

OK. I tried it on a Toshiba laptop and all programs worked, all hardware was detected properly even a troublesome Realtek wireless chip that didn't even work in Vista which came on the machine.

Just for the fun of it I booted puppy-4.1.1-k2.6.25.16-seamonkey on the newer machine and it worked, not everything but it works. Rules out the tenuous too new theory.
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bigpup


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Location: Charleston S.C. USA

PostPosted: Tue 17 May 2011, 00:08    Post_subject:  

James C ,

Any plans to make some graphics drivers pets for this kernel, so you are given some choices in Quickpet-> drivers.
Nothing in that tab does anything except you can download and install Xorg-High driver.
All the others need compiled for the 2.6.30.5 kernel.
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James C


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Location: Kentucky

PostPosted: Tue 17 May 2011, 00:24    Post_subject:  

bigpup wrote:
James C ,

Any plans to make some graphics drivers pets for this kernel, so you are given some choices in Quickpet-> drivers.
Nothing in that tab does anything except you can download and install Xorg-High driver.
All the others need compiled for the 2.6.30.5 kernel.


Funny you should ask, 01micko is working on that very thing as time permits. see here......
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=521642#521642
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Spaccafumo


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Location: Sulmona - Italy

PostPosted: Mon 23 May 2011, 06:06    Post_subject: No /lib/keymaps
Sub_title: There is not /lib/keymaps
 

The .iso file does not contain /lib/keymaps directory.
it.gz
Description  mkdir /lib/keymap and copy in it (this is only italian setting)
Or copy /lib/keymap from another puppy in 5.2.5
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Filename  it.gz 
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tallboy


Joined: 21 Sep 2010
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Location: Oslo, Norway

PostPosted: Sun 12 Jun 2011, 19:14    Post_subject:  

Hi James C,
I see from the screenshot in the first post, that the kernel is 2.6.30.5 (i686). Does that mean it can't run on a pentium PII or PIII?

Tallboy.
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James C


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Location: Kentucky

PostPosted: Sun 12 Jun 2011, 22:20    Post_subject:  

tallboy wrote:
Hi James C,
I see from the screenshot in the first post, that the kernel is 2.6.30.5 (i686). Does that mean it can't run on a pentium PII or PIII?

Tallboy.


Lucid Retro has the kernel and all the drivers from Puppy 431 so it should run on fairly old hardware. My main test box is a 733 mhz P3 and I've successfully tested on an old 433 mhz Celeron box.
Because of the extra dialup modem drivers Lucid Retro is a bit larger than regular Lucid (or 431) so it needs more than 256 mb of ram to load totally into ram and free up the optical drive.
HTH.
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tallboy


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PostPosted: Sun 12 Jun 2011, 23:32    Post_subject:  

Thank you.

Tallboy.
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tallboy


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PostPosted: Thu 16 Jun 2011, 02:08    Post_subject:  

Which repositories in the Puppy Packet Manager can be used for packet download? Are there issues with any packages in the puppy-lucid section because of the kernel change? Do we have to use spesific packages for the retro Lupu?

I have never really understood how all packages in all repositories in the PPM are backward compatible with a newer puppy, I don't know if that is a Linux policy matter? If all are not compatible, why are they listed?

What about the 'Extras for Puppy 4.3 with the 2.6.30.5 kernel', can those packages be used as is, or do they need some modifications?

Can I use the Firefox-3.6.6-Lucid from the puppy-lucid repository, or are there other more suited 3.6 versions?

I know these are newbie-questions, earlier I have just downloaded with PPM, and used what I found without thinking (yeah, yeah, I admit), and I have never had any problem with ditching a package that didn't work as intended!

Tallboy.
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