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Re: [vox] like having a new computer :)

begin William Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> 
> On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 08:19:28AM -0800, Ted Deppner wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 02:01:33AM -0800, William Kendrick wrote:
> > Absolutely.  Debian does the right thing most of the time, from a ease of
> > use, and from a security standpoint.
> The discs Pete gave me were a badly-burned copy of 2.2r3 - no SSH packages,

you mean rusty.  :)  and i think he got them from linuxiso.com.   so
ultimately, the bad disks came from linuxiso.com.   :)

and they weren't badly burned.  they simply don't have the packages.  if they
were badly burned, i suspect you would've had greater difficulty installing

> All seems well... :)  Now, I might have issues with USB (2.2 kernel) and
> my Voodoo video card (XFree 3.x), but I'm thinking at this point I can either
> jerry-rig off of unstable (Woody) or just wait until Woody becomes stable.

woody ain't unstable.   woody is testing.   and i use woody for all my
production/research machines.  it's "good enough".

sid is unstable.  and occaisionally something breaks.  but not often.   i've
never had woody break on me.

as far as X3 goes, don't forget you need a kernel module for non-root access
of the voodoo board.  3dfx.o.   but you don't need the module if you don't
plan on using glide 2 as a non-root user.  (there is no glide 3 for voodoo 1
and 2.  glide 3 is available for voodoo 3 only for X4).

if you have any questions, i know way more about voodoo boards under linux
than i ought to.


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