Re: Slightly OT: Debian + ext3 -> Sid
On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 11:04:33PM -0500, Peter Clark wrote:
> Forgive the slightly off-topic nature of this post, but I am in the process
> of building a computer for a friend and was planning on installing Debian (Sid)
> on it. As I understand it, I first need to download the Woody boot disks, do a
> bare minimum installation, change the lines in sources.list to unstable, and
> apt-get -dist-upgrade away. However, I have two questions: does the default
> Woody installation support ext3, or do I need to get some special ISOs for that?
If you use the bf2.4 version boot then you can use ext3.
> I found some older documentation that suggested the latter, but more recent
> information would be appreciated. Secondly, has anyone used PGI to install
> Debian? I would be interested in comments, since I would prefer to have some
> automatic hardware detection and PGI seems (in theory) pretty decent.
I don't know anything about PGI.