Lol.... did you get the drive going ok???
lol too many errors :)
3/16/01 2:03:57 PM, Donncha O Caoimh <donncha.ocaoimh at tradesignals.com> wrote:
>I took the plunge last night and installed Debian 2.2
>The level of information displayed for the user ranges from the helpful
>to the non-existant. Setting up LILO and other system stuff (network,
>disks) was well documented, but it would have been nice to have better
>descriptions on some of the modules. My mouse still doesn't work, must
>have missed that module..
>>Problems arose detecting my video card.. Geforce2MX. It just didn't
>detect that card, and even the VGA16 server barfed on it. There was a
>strange error with isntalling Gnome apps which gave a helpful message
>saying that "too many errors had occured" and requesting I fix them
>>Oh.. my bog standard rtl8139 based NIC didn't work either.. :|
>>I'll still go back to it, it wasn't as painful as I thought it might be,
>and certainly interested in looking over the package mgmt stuff :)
>>It gets the thumbs up from me, despite all the trouble.
>>Martin Feeney wrote:
>>>> On Fri, 16 Mar 2001 12:43:18 Paul Jakma wrote:
>>>> > or even run it from cron at night with apt on the workstations
>> > configured to only use a central server as their source. so you test
>> > out the packages first, then put them on the central server and
>> > bang..
>>>> A good proxy server sorts that out for you. There is a package called
>> apt-cache. It's a very nifty idea where you point all your machines to it
>> and it gets packages as they're requested, but pulls them from a cache if
>> it's gotten them already. Unfortunately it's still in early development
>> and suffers from some very annoying timeout errors.
>>>> > uhmmmm... where does i gets me one of thar new fangled debian things?
>>>> If you've got a fast net connection, grab the boot disks from the
>> ftp.esat.net mirror and go from there (tell the install that you live in
>> ireland and it'll set your sources.list to look at ftp.esat.net for
>> packages), otherwise there's:
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