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Re: switch rh->debian



Joakim Roubert [jokke@df.lth.se] wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Dec 2002, Bob McElrath wrote:
> 
> > Debian is very good about keeping all architectures up-to-date.
> 
> What's the most convenient way to install on the alpha?
> I'm running SRM. Is there the possibility to just use some start floppies 
> (like old times) and then get the rest directly from the network?

You can get floppies and a bootable CDR image from the debian ftp site.

More than this I don't know.  I did it the excruciating way...upgrading
individual packages one-at-a-time and then removing the rpm counterpart.
I do not recommend this unless you have a serious amount of time on your
hands, lot of expertise, and a damn good reason for doing it.

Cheers,
Bob McElrath [Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison, Department of Physics]

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