[svlug] which distribution at installfest

Mark Weisler mark at weisler-saratoga-ca.us
Sat Jan 26 12:44:16 PST 2008


On Saturday 26 January 2008 11:53:08 Chris Templeton wrote:
> On 1/25/08, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> > I wrote:
> > > Quoting Chris Templeton (cbtempleton at gmail.com):
> > > > It doesn't look like they'll be an installfest at google this month
> > > > according to what other posts I've seen.  I viewed the FAQ on the
> >
> > svlug
> >
> > > > website for popular distributions but once I came across the mention
> > > > of OS2 thought it might be a bit outdated.
> > >
> > > What page were _you_ looking at?
> >
> > I've not yet seen any comment from Chris Templeton, to clarify his
> > remark.  And I remain curious.
> >
> > > http://www.svlug.org/farm.php#sw-dist has -- not surprisingly -- no
> > > mention of OS/2, and is reasonably current.
> >
> > Since sending the quoted post, and hearing no reply from Chris Templeton,
> > I have checked the _entire SVLUG Web site_.  I found zero mention of
> > either OS/2 or "OS2".  Not anywhere at all.
> >
> > I am also unclear on what specific page(s) the phrase "the FAQ on the
> > SVLUG Web site" denotes.  We don't have any pages in anything like FAQ
> > format.
> >
> > Chris?
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > svlug mailing list
> > svlug at lists.svlug.org
> > http://lists.svlug.org/lists/listinfo/svlug
>
> Below is where I saw it.  The menu points to a Linux FAQ and thats where I
> saw mention about OS/2.
>
>
>
> http://svlug.com/ and click About Linux the last menu item on the left
>
> http://www.tldp.org/FAQ/Linux-FAQ/
>
> http://www.tldp.org/FAQ/Linux-FAQ/partitions.html#can-i-access-os2-hpfs
>
> Q: Can Linux Use the Same Hard Drive as MS-DOS? OS/2? 386BSD? Win95?
Yes. But Linux will need a different partition on that drive if you intend to 
leave a legacy OS on there as well. 

-- 
Mark Weisler 
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