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    Errata Re: Installing Debian on a Dell Latitude C800 (Score: 1)
    by ssahmed on Tuesday, December 11 @ 16:57:13 GMT


    I am the author of the article. I just wanted to point out to readers some errors that slipped in :

    (1) the three disks that are needed for a network install are

    for rescue.bin, root.bin, and driver-1.bin. Rescue.bin is the

    bootable rescue disk that is used to initiate the Debian installer. Driver-1.bin is an optional disk containing additional

    driver modules in case you have hardware components that

    were not detected at boot time by the kernel. Only the first

    two, rescue.bin and root.bin, are absolutely necessary.

    (2) Its ++ to kill the X-server.

    ++ is the all too familiar three-finger salute that will reboot your Linux box. Silly me!!

    Another (better?) way to restart your X-Server is:

    /etc/init.d/{xdm | wdm | kdm} stop

    /etc/init.d/{xdm | wdm | kdm} start

    (3) Also, its XEmacs-21.4.4. There is no GNU/FSF Emacs-21.4.4.

    Your Name: Anonymous [ New User ]



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