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Re: What about the idea of linux installation from windows?
> I think especially for windows users it would be really cool to have a
> "setup.exe" which installs Linux.
> I'm sure, if it was well done, it would boost Linux in an extreme way.
Caldera makes a superb installation who starts from Windows. Its
source will be freed in a few days. We have not enough resources to
make one of our oan.
> I just installed SUSE Linux and altough I'm a experienced Windows-User it
> was a lot of pain.
> I needed about a dozen trys and a lot of help to get it up - the network
> stuff is still not working.
That is not related to NT but to network cards or Suse's config tool.
Are you using Ethernet or TokenRing?
> The problems start if you don't have a bootable CD-Rom-Drive, run NT, and
> then the program for creating the boot disk needs DOS.
There is an NT program who allows you to a copy a raw image to a
floppy. I don't remember name and I am not an NT user.
> On the other hand, for me it's no problem to partition my hard disk from NT
> by myself.
> So my point is, that it would be great, if there was a specific solution for
> users coming from windows (including NT).
Are you an experienced NT programmer. ;-)
> Gruß, Eberhard
Jean Francois Martinez
Project Independence: Linux for the Masses