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Re: Is Debian going to run on my machine?


The HP 722 is a winprinter (I have the misfortune to have one also), but it is
partially supported (black and white printing only) on the potato distribution
(currently frozen).  Good Luck!

Bruce Mobarry

> Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2000 03:28:34 -0800 (PST)
> From: Rong Shen <galactic_war@yahoo.com>
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Is Debian going to run on my machine?
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> Hi:
>   I am thinking of doing away with Windows completely
> and using Debian. But Microsoft has suckered me into
> buying a bunch of hardware that I am reluctant to
> throw away. Specifically, I have 
> (1) a printer (HP color deskjet 722C), 
> (2) a CD burner (Memorex CDRW-1622 rewritable),
> (7) an ATAPI 24x CR-ROM,
> (3) a scanner (Microtek scanmaker v310),
> (4) an AOpen FM56-ITU modem
> (5) an SiS 5597/5598 display adapter (on motherboard)
> (6) a CMI 8330 Audio adapter (on motherboard)
>   I checked the Linux web site. It does not say it
> will or will not support these hardware. I posted a
> message on USENet and some suggest I try. But I don't
> want the trouble of finding out that it doesn't work.
> So I am turning to the official authority now. I just
> wonder if you could tell me whether Debian will run on
> my stuff.
>   Thanks.
> galactic_war

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