Re: [ROOT] Beginner - difficulty compiling root (3.10.02) on debian

From: Ingo Strauch (
Date: Wed Jan 21 2004 - 11:54:21 MET

Fons Rademakers wrote:
> ...
> I've no Debian myself.

I found User Mode Linux very useful for distributions you don't want to
do a real installation of.

Just go to

and get the UML package


plus a root filesystem, in this case Debian


and follow the few instructions to get a running Debian inside your
normal Linux.

Once you've grown the root fs (it's only 60 MB) and set up network
connection, you can apt-get all the compiler stuff an start building

I have a little page that lists all the Debian package names I found
necessary when installing some H1 software in my UML-Debian:

Hope this is useful ;-)


"What're quantum mechanics?"
"I don't know. People who repair quantums I suppose."
                                     --Rincewind, Terry Pratchett "Eric"

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