Re: [Q] From RedHat to Debian
With an existing Red Hat installation, if you haev a fast network
connection, I'd recommend using the instructions at
I've used the instructions for two installations. I've had to
improvise a little bit at minor points (and of course, I didn't keep a
good record of where those were). But working in the chroot
environment felt pretty safe and easily "reversible".
You need one empty partition to install into.
At 09:26:09 on day 5 of November 2002, Young-Jin Lee spread the news:
> I am new to Debian and I am looking for some help
> installing Debian on my Thinkpad laptop.
> What is the best strategy to replace the existing
> RedHat Linux with Debian?
> In other words, I already have linux partitions on my
> laptop and I have downloaded one of mininum CD
> (LordSutch.com ISOLINUX mini-ISO image ,
> http://www.phy.olemiss.edu/debian-cd/). Is there any
> way for me easily to replace the RedHat linux with
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