[svlug] Monitor Problem

Karl Larsen k5di at zianet.com
Wed Nov 5 17:45:06 PST 2003


On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Kim wrote:

> Mr. Larson;
> 
> I have the newest knoppix iso (and if I dont I can quickly get it. 3mbs 
> connection)
> 
> if your call book info is correct I can send you a burnt CD by mail tomorrow 
> morning. If you want the cd but your call book info is out of date send me 
> the details via email.

	Hi Kim, the callbook address is correct but I have about half of 
the latest knoppix in so will assume it will be here tomorrow.

	Will let you know if the worst happens.

> 
> 73
> 
> Kim
> 
> 
> 
> On Wednesday 05 November 2003 01:38 pm, Karl Larsen wrote:
> > On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Sumeet Singh Parmar wrote:
> > > oh oops! Try here http://www.knoppix.org/ - The website is protesting s/w
> > > patents in Europe but click around and there are download mirrors.
> >
> > 	All the mirror sites send you back to knoppix.org and fail to
> > get you the software.
> >
> > > Or try ibiblio - ftp://ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/knoppix/
> >
> > 	I'm on ftp://ibiblio.org getting the right .iso now I hope. Will
> > put it on a cd-rom and see if it will work.
> >
> > 	Is this typical of what it takes to get a basic debian linux
> > working?
> >
> > 	It's going to take a few hours to d/l knoppix. My DSL is just
> > 256k and the software is in europe...:-)
> >
> > > hth,
> > > -Sumeet
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Karl Larsen [mailto:k5di at zianet.com]
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 12:31 PM
> > > > To: Scott Hess
> > > > Cc: svlug at lists.svlug.org
> > > > Subject: Re: [svlug] Monitor Problem
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Scott Hess wrote:
> > > > > On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Erik Steffl wrote:
> > > > > >    still - try knoppix (no need to install it, it runs
> > > >
> > > > directly off the
> > > >
> > > > > > CD), it's basically debian but has fairly good hw
> > > >
> > > > autodetection, I think
> > > >
> > > > > > it has newer kernel than debian stable.
> > > > >
> > > > > Additionally, it's very easy with Knoppix to try things
> > > >
> > > > like booting to a
> > > >
> > > > > text console, or a different screen resolution, or without
> > > >
> > > > autodetection
> > > >
> > > > > of various things like network cards.  This is all nice for
> > > >
> > > > experimenting
> > > >
> > > > > with when you can figure out why a box stops where it does.
> > > >
> > > > 	That is all well and good. I have spent 20 minutes looking for
> > > > Knoppix on the cd1 of debian and can't find it! I assume it's under
> > > > /pool/??? but there are a lot of things there and all seem to
> > > > be xxx.deb
> > > > which will not do me any good right now.
> > > >
> > > > > Later,
> > > > > scott
> > > > >
> > > > >
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