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Re: Booting to floppy

On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 06:49:35PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 10, 2001 at 07:26:55PM -0700, Andrew Sharp wrote:
> > 
> > Me neither, but what the user was insinuating is that he doesn't
> > necessarily know the *right* answers, and wants to have a system
> > where he can try many different combinations without having to start
> > the install from the beginning each time.  Myself, I would just grab
> > the shell and muck with all the settings by hand until I found the
> > one that works, but this isn't something that every person knows how
> > to do, I guess.  Hard to believe, really.
> well frankly you need to know the fscking network numbers before going
> to setup a computer on the network, if you don't know what your
> network numbers are that can hardly be blamed on debian.  dammit Jim
> im an installer not a psychic!

but computers are just supposed to work!  You plug them in and you get a
pretty screen...  ok ok ok enough of that.

That is what dhcp is for, and we support that just fine.

> and you can redo the `setup the network' step as many times as you
> want before rebooting the box, and console 2 is there so you can do a
> quick test (i think ping is there). 

But it's not part of the GUI!!  You can't do anything without a GUI, right?

heh, Am I making sence? no...


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