Re: corrections to the Installation manual
>>>>> "Matej" == Matej Vela <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Matej> <digging through old junk> A magazine from 1995 says:
Matej> ``It is important that for defragmenting, which can speed up
Matej> the computer several times, only the distributed [with Windows
Matej> 95] Defragmenter is used, since older programs of this type,
Matej> like Norton Speedisk, do not recognize the VFAT structure and
Matej> will corrupt data on the disk.''
Um, does this mean the Install Manual is right or wrong?
Matej> More corrections:
Matej> install.sgml, line 3108:
>> You can do two things at the <tt>boot:</tt> prompt. You can press
>> the function keys <em>F1</em> through <em>F10</em> to view a few
>> pages of helpful information, or you can boot the system.
Matej> The function keys aren't available on sparc nor vme (probably
Matej> other platforms too).
Huh? I have a Sun5 keyboard and it has function keys and they work fine.
Matej> install.sgml, line 3332:
Matej> The Color option, not Monochrome, is the default one
Doh!! I thought I had fixed this *ages* ago!!
Matej> install.sgml, line 4289:
>> The &RESCUE-FLOPPY; has an MS-DOS filesystem, and you should be
Matej> The sparc, vme and some alphas use an ext2 filesystem.
Ugh, ok, I just mentioned that the rescue and the root.bin files are
either/or; they vary by architecture and I don't think it matters that
I specify the exact filesystem type for a given architecture --- users
should just read the source.
Matej> This whole chapter seems a bit i386-centric.
Well, we'll just keep working on it, won't we? We'll get there...
Matej> Some spelling fixes:
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