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Re: [vox] like having a new computer :)
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Re: [vox] like having a new computer :)



The shame of it all :-( I blame it on ... let me get to that some other time. 
I have burned the 2.2 R4 disks and they work fine anyways you now have apt 
get so openssh is only a small apt-get away.

Rusty

On Wednesday 12 December 2001 22:06, you wrote:
> begin William Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net>
>
> > On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 08:19:28AM -0800, Ted Deppner wrote:
> > > On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 02:01:33AM -0800, William Kendrick wrote:
> > > Absolutely.  Debian does the right thing most of the time, from a ease
> > > of use, and from a security standpoint.
> >
> > The discs Pete gave me were a badly-burned copy of 2.2r3 - no SSH
> > packages,
>
> you mean rusty.  :)  and i think he got them from linuxiso.com.   so
> ultimately, the bad disks came from linuxiso.com.   :)
>
> and they weren't badly burned.  they simply don't have the packages.  if
> they were badly burned, i suspect you would've had greater difficulty
> installing them...
>
> > All seems well... :)  Now, I might have issues with USB (2.2 kernel) and
> > my Voodoo video card (XFree 3.x), but I'm thinking at this point I can
> > either jerry-rig off of unstable (Woody) or just wait until Woody becomes
> > stable.
>
> woody ain't unstable.   woody is testing.   and i use woody for all my
> production/research machines.  it's "good enough".
>
> sid is unstable.  and occaisionally something breaks.  but not often.  
> i've never had woody break on me.
>
> as far as X3 goes, don't forget you need a kernel module for non-root
> access of the voodoo board.  3dfx.o.   but you don't need the module if you
> don't plan on using glide 2 as a non-root user.  (there is no glide 3 for
> voodoo 1 and 2.  glide 3 is available for voodoo 3 only for X4).
>
> if you have any questions, i know way more about voodoo boards under linux
> than i ought to.
>
> pete
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