It is best to install Percival from RPM. Percival RPM can be installed on RedHat, Mandrake and Turbolinux. RPMS can be obtained from SourceForge http://percival.sourceforge.net. The installation is as simple as doing
Connect to http://<yourhost>:8181. You should see system login screen. The system comes with user guest and password guest. It is a good idea to change them.
Then do following commands:
kollector - ok
thaw - ok
querymaker - ok
[10-Mar-2003 17:11:31 :8336] Processed 62 nodes (in 30 files) in 4 seconds.