Re: Linux Installation document -- updating Debian
On Fri, 5 Feb 1999 13:42:28 -0800, SSC Products Mgr <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Please excuse the delay in answering. You are correct, the LIGS book
> is in some serious need of updating. I'm the new products manager
> here, and actually this is my first week. As of today I've started
> contacting the authors who did the last update to see if they have
> interest in doing this next update. I have asked Boris Beletsky to
> update the Debian section-I have yet to get an answer. In the event
> that he isn't interested or doesn't have time for this update, I
> would appreciate any help you may be able to give. Even if Boris
> does do the update I'd be appreciative of any information you can
> This is where we are right now. Please feel free to contact me with
> any questions or comments.
I'm a little confused because you didn't respond to any of the
original issues I raised in my email. Read the final paragraph,
> On Sun, Jan 17, 1999 at 11:45:47PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
>> Hi. I'm the maintainer (right now) for the Debian Installation
>> Manual. My working copies, btw, can be found at
>> http://www.debian.org/~aph/boot-floppies/ (note multiple flavors of
>> the docuemntation for different architectures are available).
>> I find the the Debian part of the "Linux Installation and Getting
>> Started" document is rather out-of-date. I'd like to either try to
>> update it, or alternatively (and much less work, and therefore more
>> likely to happen) point users to Debian's own Installation Manual.
>> Integrating our manual with your is also problematic because we use
>> SGML and you use TeX. Also, we have different versions for
>> different architectures, while the "Linux Installation" guide seems
>> quite x86-specific.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>