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Re: Tips wanted for debugging and testing Debian

Quoting Sascha Berkenkamp <sberkenkamp@gmx.net>:

> Hi,
> I want to help the debian team and I also read  debian.org/devel ! So I
> think I would like to help testing and debugging the debian system in
> order to help to fix some bugs in some programs or debian sepcific
> stuff. I'm not sure if I'm able to do this with mit taks but I'll try
> and learn. 
> I've never done something like this, and so I need some tips.
> I don't know how to start! Do I need a second Debian Linux for testing
> on my disk?
> I use Debian unstable on my laptop, testing on my old PIII which runs
> some server taks for my local net and a Debian stable on a Webserver. 
> I prefer to work on my old PIII, but I don't want to destroy my running
> Debian. Should I install Debian on a second partition or is there any
> possibility to run one Debian (or twice... ) for debugging in a virtual
> server, like bochs?

I found qemu much easier to setup and get running than bochs.  The bochs
documentation leaves something to be desired where the qemu documentation
is clear and concise.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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