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Re: Debian GNU/Linux Reference Card under construction

On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 10:51:59PM -0400, Philip Miller wrote:
> W. Borgert wrote:
> >Quoting Frank Küster <frank@debian.org>:
> >>- update-/any/ often are not _configuration_ commands, many of these are
> >> rather called after some manual/scripted/GUIed configuration change
> >> has been done.
> >
> >Maybe I will delete this point entirely.  It's not helpful
> >to newbies.
> There is one important update- command important to intermediate users: 
> update-grub. By default, debian-installer uses grub on i386, the majority 
> platform, and users need to run update-grub after installing a new kernel 
> for the new kernel to appear in the menu presented at boot time.

I will add update-grub.

> Perhaps, then, you should mention make-kpkg (found in kernel-package), the 
> Debian Way TM of building a kernel.

I used to use make-kpkg in the past, but switched all my
machines to the standard Debian kernels.  I'm not sure,
whether newbies will need this.  OK, maybe if s/o is used to
build her own kernel, she will appreciate the convenience of
the kernel-package.

W. Borgert <debacle@debian.org>, http://people.debian.org/~debacle/

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