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Re: Debian Newbie Setup Questions...



Looks like it is supported. The only real way to find out is test it your
self. Boot up the rescue disk and see what components is recognized and
supported.

At 03:34 PM 11/11/97 -0600, Andy Akins wrote:
>Hello. I'm considering trying out Linux (Debian in particular) and I have
>some questions concerning the Debian distribution. I want to check and see
>if the Debian system will be compatable with my machine. I've looked in a
>lot of HOW-TOs, but they seem to deal with the Linux kernel in general
>rather than Debian specifically.
>
>My machine:
>  Pentium 90MHz laptop (DFI model 7200)
>  Mouse Port mouse
>  32 meg ram
>  800 meg IDE hardrive
>  1.4meg floppy
>  PCIC compatable PCMCIA slot (I have no idea what chipset, I just
>    know Windows 95 uses the PCIC driver, and it works).
>  Cirrus Logic 754X video.
>  800x600 TFT LCD monitor.
>  28.8 hayes "standard" PCMCIA modem.
>
>My big concern is the PCMCIA slot - since I'll want to dial into my ISP
>once the floppy install is done and finish the install using FTP, I need to
>know if the Debian base floppy install supports PCMCIA in general (and my
>PCIC compatable chipset specifically), and what do I need to do to use it
>(if present), otherwise I won't be able to finish installing the stuff.
>
>If anyone sees any other conflicts/problems with the setup above, please
>don't hesitate to let me know.
>
>Thanks!
>
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