adam beecher stated the following on Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 03:19:57PM +0100 :
> > > Has anyone actually used one of these? Are they for advanced users,
> > > or just for repair/admin
> > Well, they're really just cute toys :-) No, seriously, they're a bootable CD
> > runnable rescue disk type thing. The ISO image is 45MB so you're not going
> > to have a comprehensive Linux - I'd imagine xemacs is out :-)
> Hmmm, not so good. *thinking* I wonder what else I could fire on one of these
> CD's - the Fudgie Factor is far too high to miss out on...
>> > > or would it be possible to give 'em out as freebies for people who
> > > want to try Linux?
> > Possible - yes. Useful - absolutely not. The simplest tryout is probably
> > Corel, or there's a new distribution (is it DragonLinux) which is installed
> > as one big file on a 'doze partition, and then there's a launcher which runs
> > from 'doze.
> DragonLinux seems to be about the same size as the BBC, so that might be an
> idea. I know the process is entirely different, but still. Which reminds me of
> another question - I presume the BBC has to write data somewhere, I wonder where
> that is...
Since my copy of the image isn't downloaded yet, I 'm taking a blind
but i bet its a ram disk
I guess, I relate more to a satanic chicken and an over sexed
goat more than tech support people :)
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