Re: amd64: Sarge or Etch?
On Friday 11 November 2005 02:34, Dean Hamstead wrote:
> the downside is, as i recall sarge uses k 2.6.8
> and hw support has gone quite far since then, 2.6.12
> being vastly better and 2.6.14 being noticable better
> especially with nvidia based hw (nf4, nvraid, nforce eth
The installation kernel *only* has to support your network card, your disks
and a simple text mode display. After all, one of the first things you're
going to have to do when your fresh system boots up is compile a new
kernel ..... so don't necessarily judge which Debian flavour to use by the
installation kernel alone.
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