[lug] Debian install

Gary Hodges Gary.Hodges at noaa.gov
Fri Jan 23 08:20:07 MST 2004

Paul E Condon wrote:

>On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 01:41:22PM -0700, Gary Hodges wrote:
>>I'm going to install Debian on a machine that currently has SUSE 9.0 
>>installed.  I know Debian doesn't auto detect hardware and I'm wondering 
>>if there are current files I should look at and/or save to facilitate 
>>the Debian install?  The machine has an Nvidea card and LCD monitor.  
>>I've already saved the XF86Config file.
>Debian is now testing a major revision of its install system. You could
>help with the test. I think what you need to know to help in the test
>is available at their web site. You probably need to have a broadband 
>connection in order to download the latest version in a reasonable 
>amount of time. 
Thanks.  Someone else pointed that out too.  I took a quick look at it, 
and maybe I missed something, but it looked like it would only install 
sarge, the current test version.  I'll take a closer look if I install 
Debian on another machine.


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