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Re: [vox] DemoLinux



People with computers not set to boot a CD by default may have a problem, it 
would be a good idea to also include a boot floppy.

I'm brigning about 30 700MB CD-Rs to the next meeting for people to burn 
distros onto.

On Tuesday 30 April 2002 03:02 pm, nbs wrote:
> Z-World has been gracious enough to burn some CDs for our upcoming
> appearance at the Whole Earth Festival.
>
> Last night I was informed that a new version of 'DemoLinux' is available,
> and thought that it would be the perfect thing to hand out at an event
> like the WEF (as well as our regular demos, and even our regular meetings).
>
> For those who don't know, DemoLinux is a version of Linux which runs,
> pretty much self-contained, on a CDROM.  (It can 'anchor' itself to
> a hard disk, by creating a 100MB file on an existing Windows partition,
> which is used for swap, /home and /tmp)  It's the perfect kind of thing
> to hand to a non-Linux-convert, and say "here, just boot this up, and
> you'll be running Linux!"
>
> Anyway, before we go about getting copies burned, I was wondering if
> someone with a CDR would be kind enough to download the ISO and test it
> out, to make sure it works as advertised.
>
> Here's one place to get it from:
>
>   ftp://ftp.planetmirror.com/pub/demolinux/3.0/
>
>
> Pete also suggested we ask the general membership for help in burning CDs,
> so that we can have LOTs of copies to give away in the future, as well.
>
>
> If someone can try it, please reply back to VOX.  Once you've tested it,
> post again to let us know how it worked! :)
>
> Thanks!
>
> -bill!
> pr@lugod.org
> http://www.lugod.org/
>
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