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Re: Re: What about the idea of linux installation from windows?
thanks for your answer.
I didn't want to use this list as a support tool. I just wanted to
give an impression about the kind of problems a Windows User
Jean Francois Martinez wrote:
>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'll try it.
>That is not related to NT but to network cards or Suse's config tool.
>Are you using Ethernet or TokenRing?
I'm using Ethernet in a company NT environment that I can't control.
My problem is that I don't know how to configure the DHCP client. As I
understood DHCP, there should be no manual configuration at all. But how
can I tell the other clients that they get their configuration from
This is mainly a documentation issue. Especially when targeting the
"(Simple) End User", who doesn't live in a linux community, (printed!)
documentation is extremely important.
>> 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.
Please tell me, if you remember it again.
>Are you an experienced NT programmer. ;-)
Sorry, I'm not. Maybe some years later...
Could be that then there is a strong need for programmers for this old
M$ stuff. ;-).