Thomas H. George wrote:
> I am trying to setup static ip addresses running either the etch or the
> lenny gnome iso's - the problem is the same for both.
> If, at the boot prompt, I enter
> install netcfg/disable_dhcp=true
> vmlinuz install netcfg/disable_dhcp=true
> I get the message, "Could not find the kernel image: vmlinuz"
The kernel name to use is "live".
You can set static IP before building the CD in this config file:
livecd/config/binary in section
> On the other hand, if I simply hit enter at the boot prompt the system
> boots up very nicely to the gnome desk top. Then
> Applications/Debian/Apps/System/Network Administration opens a window
> asking for root's password. Neither sudo bash or bash alone work. If
> I go to a console window Ctl/Del/F1 and enter sudo bash I immediately
> get the root prompt.
See Ben's posting for this.
> I confess that I do not fully understand sudo. I am the only one
> allowed to do any administrative functions on the computers of my home
> network so until now I have just become root for this work and a normal
> user for everything else.
Sudo lets a user execute commands with root's rights. If you really need
a password for root you can simply create one. On the shell you create a
root-shell "sudo bash" and then you can set your root-pw with "pwd". Of
course it will vanish after reboot.
> Tom George
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