Re: Newbie Questions Part 2
Sorry a shell has nothing to do with the kernel... :)
But you could read it as mouse driver for example...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Keyoke de Havrebusard" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Michael Boyd" <Michael.Boyd@maunsell.co.uk>;
Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2000 2:40 PM
Subject: Re: Newbie Questions Part 2
> Hey ! that's not all you need. You need much more than I can list here,
> a shell and a hardrive module and say a console seem important...
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Boyd" <Michael.Boyd@maunsell.co.uk>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2000 2:34 PM
> Subject: Newbie Questions Part 2
> > Thanks to everyone who answered my first questions. Now for the next
> > few.
> > I think I will stick with my first idea of using ipmasq and ipchains,
> > maybe using diald as well. I will leave spf/iptables for a future
> > project.
> > Although my debian box works at the moment and has ipmasq etc installed
> > I am planning to rebuild it with just as many packages and modules as I
> > need. The next question is, what do I need? The O'Reilly book Learning
> > Debian GNU/Linux suggests the following modules:-
> > fs
> > --
> > binfmt_aout (don't know what this is)
> > smbfs (is this server message block fs?)
> > vfat (don't think I need this)
> > misc
> > ----
> > lp (line print so I don't need it? Doesn't install anyway)
> > serial (guess I need this)
> > net
> > ---
> > bsd_comp (don't know what this is)
> > dummy (guess I need this)
> > ppp (default, but needed anyway)
> > I also need the driver for my 3Com ethernet card.
> > Can you let me know which of the above I need, which I don't and if I
> > need any others?
> > Then, which packages do I need? I have installed ipmasq, diald and a
> > whole raft of other packages for which the default is to install. Can I
> > dispense with any? If this is going over old ground and the answer is
> > buried in the archive somewhere feel free to point me in the direction
> > of the URL.
> > While I am on the subject of packages does anyone have any advice about
> > setting up exim (or point me in the direction of any advice on the
> > net)?. I am not even entirely sure I know what exim does.
> > My debian box currently has a 500MB HD but I have a 100MB HD kicking
> > around at home. Will a functional FW set-up fit into 100MB?
> > TIA
> > Mike
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