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Re: GNU/Hurd in severe need for documentation.

Matt Grant <grant@seinfeld.arrowstreet.com> writes:

> Hi,
> I don't know if this would be a good idea, but I may or may not adapt the
> user's guide for the debian cd disks.  As of now the only detailed install 
> info in their is based on Neil Walfield's tarball install method. 
> What I'd like to do is get screen shots of the nice blue menus on the 
> Debian GNU/Hurd cd.  For each menu option a detailed explaination would
> be needed because a lot of people get scared doing non-gui installs.
> Would this be a waste of time because of the new upcoming Debian installer?
> If the GNU/Hurd port is going to have the same one for a while it may be
> helpful.  Also should this type of info be placed in the www.gnu.org hosted 
> GNU/Hurd users guide? Maybe a seperate tutorial should be created and placed 
> online specifically for the cd distribution installs.
> Thanks

 No, it wouldn't be a big waste of time.  I'm sure it will take a bit of
time to adapt the new debian-installer for the GNU/Hurd cds.


> Matt Grant
> On Thursday 29 January 2004 10:30 am, James Morrison wrote:
> > "Alfred M. Szmidt" <ams@kemisten.nu> writes:
> > > Jim Morrison made one, but I can't find the link to it sadly.  You can
> > > check the source for GNU Mach to get a idea of what hardware is
> > > supported though.
> >
> >  Hi,
> >
> >   I've been mentioned so I should speak up.  Unfortunatly the thug
> > webpages have not come up since savannah was taken down.  Hopefully,
> > the thug information will be back up.  Various hurd doc projects have
> > come and gone in the last 4 years.  However, the Hurd users guide[1] is
> > a great place to start.  It is also linked from the main Hurd documentation
> > webpage[2].
> >
> > Jim
> >
> > [1] http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/users-guide/using_gnuhurd.html
> > [2] http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/docs.html
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