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Re: Some thoughts on SEUL
Installing Debian...how many floppies:
If you are running DOS or Windows, load the CDROM, change to the CD drive,
run \boot\boot.bat on the cdrom to begin the installation. Requires no
On a clean system with no DOS but with a CDROM, boot the resc1440.bin
diskette and during the installation program, provide the drive number of
the CDROM. Requires 1 floppy. If a 1.2M floppy drive, requires 2
If under 4 Meg RAM, requires lmemroot ... requires 2 floppies.
FTP install will require 7 floppies; rescue, drivers, 5 base diskettes.
On Fri, 24 Jul 1998, Kevin Forge wrote:
> Gregory Bell wrote:
> > DEBIAN:
> > The list has been promulgating the benifits of Debian dselect. My own
> > personnel observation on it is that it is a mish-mash. The user
> > interface
> > suffers from lack of user friendliness. For those that don't have
> > Debian's
> > dselect it basically presents you with a screen that lists all available
> I have not herd the benefits of deselt itself song so much as the
> of the debian package format itself. If we are going to do SEUL we
> in theory use RPMs or DPKGs. I just have one problem with the Debian
> package system. Often I download an RPM or a TGZ I will use mc to brows
> way into the package and read the README, INSTALL Changelog and whatever
> else file I find important before making the all-important decision to
> splatter it all over my hard drive.
> You can't brows inside a DPKG so you just have to read the LSM entry and
> pray for the best.
> "Through the firewall, out the router, down the T1, across the
> backbone, bounced from satellite, Nothing but net."
If NT is the answer, you didn't understand the question. (NOTE: Stolen sig)
Debian/GNU Linux ... the maintainable operating system.