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Re: Is Debian on HP rx2600 usable?

On  2 Oct 2004, Peter Littmann <peter@news-kiste.de> wrote:
> Am Sa, den 02.10.2004 schrieb Alex Williamson um 17:06:
> > On Sat, 2004-10-02 at 15:32 +0200, Peter Littmann wrote:
> > > What will I need?
> > 
> >    It can be done with the Woody installer, but I wouldn't recommend it.
> > The Linux Enablement Kit from HP can be used to install Woody (see the
> > ia64 ports page for a link - http://www.debian.org/ports/ia64), or the
> > latest daily build images for the Sarge installer should work.
> Will I need the Linux Enablement Kit for Woody only, or for Sarge too?
> Will EFI find the Sarge Debian CD and can it boot from it just like a
> PC-Boot from CD?

There may be an option for the CD in your boot menu.  If there is not,
I recommend you add one using the 'boot option configuration menu'.

> Must it be inserted while switching Power on?

I don't think so.

> The Sarge Installer build images require a internet connection for
> further download and installation, right?
> Which CDs (1-14) would I need for a Installation without Internet during
> the Installation?

All the binary CDs (the first 7?)


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