|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Subject: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Re: Instalfest schedule
|I fowarded this to hangout-at-nylxs.com where we have a few debian
experts. If they don't get back to you soon, email me back. I
hope to get another installfest after the Jewish Holidays.
On Thu, Sep 20, 2007 at 09:49:06AM -0400, Alexander Deming wrote:
> Dear Ruben.
> Please, tell me the schedule of your install fests.
> Introduction of vista (I do not spell that beast from capital letter)
> finally convinced me to switch. I think there are other people with the
> same feeling...
> I bought a computer on eBay (Athlon 3200, 1.5GB RAM, 200 GB HD, Sony DVD
> RW), tried to install Debian on it and I failed.
> Originally I wanted to make it dual-bootable (Debian and W-ME). I
> installed ME, started downloading Debian DVD set. However, after about
> an hour the machine restarted every time, download of first disk was
> never completed. Probably ME can not handle this much memory. When I get
> it to work with Debian, I'll try my remaining W applications (printer,
> scanner) with WINE.
> On another machine I downloaded a full set of Debian CDs for AMD64 (21
> disks). Installation always terminates or freezes, every time it happens
> on different point. I suspect the machine has a physical problem,
> however I am unable to identify it.
> Latest Knoppix starts, successfully plays sound from a USB flash drive.
> However, when I try Open Office (at the same time with MPlayer), it
> unexpectedly restarts (from the point where the voice says "Initiating
> Start-Up sequence"). So, it successfully handles USB and sound; SiS
> onboard network card is not recognized.
> I did my home work, now I need help.
> I'll be in the city next week, this Saturday to next weekend. Hope after
> that I'll be able to start using my new machine with the full strength
> of Linux, including printing, MySQL and peercasting.
> Sincerely, Alexander Deming.
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