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Re: Debian and Novell

Lionel Elie Mamane <lionel@mamane.lu> wrote:

>> I also use VMWare with Debian both as host and installed OS. It
>> works well with Debian.
> It doesn't work well at all if the host Debian is using file-rc.
> After each reboot, VMWare thinks it hasn't been
> configured (because no links in /etc/rc*.d/), and you
> have to reconfigure it.

Hadn't heard of file-rc until now.

> I tried to use it to ease the migration pain (migration
> from Microsoft Windows) of a friend, it was a total
> disaster.

I understand. No good usability in that case. I've set up
about 80 installations of Woody+VMware - they work as

There is no safe distance.

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