[svlug] which distrabution?

Rafael Skodlar raffi at linwin.com
Tue May 28 11:28:08 PDT 2002


On Mon, May 27, 2002 at 09:02:03PM -0700, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> On Mon, May 27, 2002 at 08:50:24PM -0700, J C Lawrence wrote:
> > On Mon, 27 May 2002 19:35:37 -0700 
> > Erik Steffl <steffl at bigfoot.com> wrote:
> > 
> > >   installation - article says "Nobody only installs once.". 
> > 
> > Odd that.  I've 8 machines here.  Strangely enough I've only ever done
> > one install for the lot of them (`dd` and `tar` were my friends for the
> > other seven).  
> 
> Yep.
> 
> I installed Red Hat once, it was 2.1, and I've upgraded since then
> (been through 5 computers and probably 7 hard drives in the process)
> 
> For Debian, I've actually installed it twice 4 or 5 years ago. Once at home
> with version 1.3 and no apt. It sucked ass to say the least.
> The second time was 2.0 at VA, like you probably remember, more than 3 years
> ago, and I now have about 40 machines running descendants of that install.
> 
> Installing a new machine is:
> boot linuxcare CD
> mount installed load over NFS
> cp -av
> fudge 2 files
> lilo
> reboot

Some people are lucky I guess, install once and collect paychecks every 
month for years ;-)

If you installed it only twice in the last 4 years are you sure you know
how the install goes?

Sorry, could not resist ;-)

> Marc
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Rafael



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