Re: Need german speaker to check translation of CLOWN info.
I reviewed your translation. Basically it is ok althogh at several
places I would have used different english wording, but you should
know better. :) I've added my comments.
John Lapeyre wrote:
> Can a native German speaker please check this ? I only translated the
> most important parts. I may do more later....
> Translation of URL: http://europium.oc2.uni-duesseldorf.de/cluster/tech.html
> English first , then German...
> Software Base:
> The software consists mainly of the Debian 2.0/Hamm
> LINUX (sic)[other places GNU/Linux is used] - Distribution.
> This is based on "glibc2/libc6".
> The installation is reduced to the only the most neccessary
The installation is reduced to contain only the most necessary
> components, which guarantees an installation size of about
> 20 MB.
> Those packages which are superfluous to the task determined
> by the design specifications were removed-- for instance,
> Zoneinfos and Keyboard mappings .
The kernel used is 2.0.36 with "loop-root-patch", since 2.1
(development-) kernel doesn't provide stability which is required
in a professional environment.
Due to better networking performance it would however be wishful to
switch to a 2.1 or even 2.2 kernel.
> The Distribution Diskette:
> The actual boot diskette is based on the Debian 2.0/Hamm
> rescue disk. In the modified version, not much more than
> the original binaries, such as "ls", "mount", "umount",
> "mke2fs" remain.
> Base Distribution ( a question of design )
> Why Debian ?
> Theoretically, with more or less effort, it is possible to
> use any Linux Distribution for this project. Naturally, the
> choice is determined through a knowledge of the
^^^ (I'd remove it or s/a/the/)
> distributions. In this connection, the Debian distribution
> has the following great advantages.
> 1: All modifications of Debian packages (not contrib or
> non-free) can be redistributed without legal considerations
> regarding licenses. (As happened here.)
> 2. Very simple boot scripts, which are thus easy to modify.
> 3. Can easily be pared down to a minimum size (To under 16 MB) .
> 4. Very strict adherence to the FSSTND (Linux Filesystem Structure)
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