OT: Re: Home brew
> Quoting - <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > I'd appreciate some advice on home-building a computer that will have >
> > Linux and (cough) WindowsXP installed with an emphasis on Debian .
> > Suggestions are welcome--general or specific.
1. Become one with www.pricewatch.com
2. Beware of inflated shipping prices
3. read up on electrostatic discharge; don't build your system while wearing
synthetic soled shoes and dragging your feet on carpet
4. call web vendor to see if anybody is home; weed out the co.s with bad
I've built 8 barebones x86 arch. Linux routers. Prices are starting to rise.
I think video cards give folks the most trouble. Research parts, make a
choice, then ask specific questions like: have you used mobo A with video
card B with debian?
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