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RE: [vox-tech] IF questions


  • Subject: RE: [vox-tech] IF questions
  • From: Roland Minden <MAPSrminden@mail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2000 14:18:48 -0700

I sudenly hear the song "And The Heat Is On". This sounds like fun. I will
work on it. Did you recieve the files I sent you?
Rusty

------Original Message------
From: Peter Jay Salzman <p@belial.ucdavis.edu>
To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
Sent: October 2, 2000 5:02:16 PM GMT
Subject: RE: [vox-tech] IF questions


hi roland,

On Mon, 2 Oct 2000, Roland Minden wrote:

> I have a DVD Drive, but I have not tried to get it to work with Linux yet.
> It works as a CD (It is my only CD for the Computer). If you would like I
> can do some research on the internet on how to set this up. I will be at
the
> install fest on Sunday should I bring some of the Distros That I have.

yes, very cool.  if you can make your DVD work, this would be very useful.
in fact, giving a short demo at the next lugod meeting would be even better
(giving us a fishing rod rather than the fish, so to speak).

> I
> have Libranet Linux 1.8 (Based on Debian 2.2), Minix, Debian 2.2 (3 CD
set),
> Caldera eDesktop 2.4, Mandrake 7.1 (Free from Maximum Linux) and Caldera
> 2.3, but was not sure if I should bring them or perhaps some of the books
I
> have accumulated. I am really excited to help out on Sunday (though I have
> only a little experience and most of it with one machine).

i'd like to stop installing caldera until their boot up resembles debian a
little bit more than M$.  i don't mind graphical stuff, but they do really
strange stuff like having a boot-message of graphical data which writes SVGA
in a box.  god forbid we ever want to modify the boot up.  well, it happened
once.  and the guy was a real dick about it.  the system worked great, and
mike simons worked for almost **2 hours** on his computer (i had given up
trying to figure out what was going on during boot), but he lost the
graphical bootup.  and he was all like "gee, it looks broken to me".  he was
obviously miffed.   hmmph!

plus there were issues with compiling a custom kernel.  i'd rather keep
clear of that distro unless someone REEEEEEEEAAAAALLY wants it.

pete


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