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Re: Cannot start X on my Toshiba...

Moin Tim!
Tim schrieb am Sonntag, den 01. August 2004:

> > Thanx everybody for your help, sorry for the late post. I'll try to
> > upgrade to newer version. Btw, if I want to upgrade to Sarge using
> > apt-get, will the kernel also get updated? Or I must compile the newer
> > kernel myself?

Usualy it won't. But you can install a newer one (apt-cache search

> i would suggest you install sarge via the netinstaller ISO from
> www.debian.org, that's the easiest thing to do. sarge comes with a

Easiest? Maybe, but why REinstall a running system?

> 2.4.whatever kernel, you need to compile your own kernel if you want
> a newer one.

Why do you "need"? We have some precompiled images.

> have a look at /etc/network/interfaces. be sure there is a line that looks
> like
> iface eth0 inet dhcp
> if you want to use a dhcp server instead of static addressing. if you
> need to change the line (hint : comment out the lines for the static setup
> rather than deleting them), be sure to do a "/etc/init.d/networking
> restart" afterwards. no need to mess with /etc/resolv.conf

However, I recommend to install the resolvconf package later that manage
such things sanely.

<Joey> Ich nix Boss, ich bloss Oberdepp.

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