8 Feb 2004 andrelop   » (Journeyer)

Translation work for Debian

Translated from scratch debconf templates of five Debian packages today. All of them were already sent to Debian BTS. Also updated choose-mirror's templates translation for d-i, which had a nice revamp template-wise.

Started to update aptitude's translation as requested by Daniel Burrows in order to hopefully have Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR) as a 100% supported language from the very first release of version 0.2.14.


Created a couple of crap scripts to be used with up statements in /etc/network/interfaces in order to set up needed routes and let the UML virtual machine to exchange packets with the UML host and the outside world. They are working fine and now I don't need to type endless commands everytime I start my UML virtual machine anymore. Nice.

Received a request from someone who read my last post and asked me if I could share my user-mode-linux package with the patch to fix the problem with 2.6 hosts included. Tried to send him a reply with the URL to the package but the message bounced back to me with the following error :

<user@somewhere>: host host.domain[] said: 550 5.7.1 Access denied (in reply to MAIL FROM command)

Obviously, I'm not using the real data from the user/his ISP in the above the error message. That might be due to me not using an official SMTP server as I prefer to use my own local MTA (from my laptop). As I'm not going to change this, for the user which requested my package and to everyone else to whom it may interest, you can fetch it from here.

Be warned : As this package was created to be used for testing purposes, I created the linux binary kernel with lots of features included and also included lots of others features as modules (like IPVS, crypto algorithms, almost all of the iptables modules, QoS modules, etc) which are not turned on in the official user-mode-linux package.

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