New to linux on laptops - A few Q's
I've been running linux for several years now, and was just given an older
laptop and I've decided to put linux on it.
The laptop is a NEC Versa (I think it is an ultralight, but not sure).
Anyway, it has 20 megs of mem and a ~520meg drive. I've set the hd up with
a 4 meg /boot and 64 meg swap. The rest is mounted a /.
Anyway, when installing (from floppy) it asked about setting up the pcmcia
stuff. I told it to do so and also had it setup getty for the serial parts
(my modem). However, when I have the laptop up, it gives me an error of
getty respawning to fast - will retry in 5 minutes. I'm assuming this is
the getty trying to run with the pcmcia stuff. How can I remedy the
Also, I'd like to be able to sync my laptop with my home server. How can I