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debian on a Sun Cobalt Qube 3 (x86) [Was ' ']

On Thursday, January 31, 2002, at 01:22  PM, NN_il_Confusionario wrote:

On the other hand, Cobalt web interface for administation is a BAD BAD
thing whenever one knonws how to to more by hand: the interface is
incompatible with pratically *every* good thing that one can think
to do manually.

And software updates by Sun/Cobalt have big, big latency times ...
So I understand why someone wants to replace Cobalt software with

yes, many of the things I want to do do not work well with the standard web interface, but upon deeper reading, i need at least a firmware update to use 2.4 series kernels, and it looks like I will have to use ext2 at least for my root and boot partitions, but with hope I can use XFS for everything else. I'll post my results in case anyone is interested.

--Chris Zubrzycki

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot

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