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RE: Trying Again

Rather than muck around downloading an iso image whatever if you don't
have an Internet connection why not buy debian 3 with a 2.4 kernel.
They're available here in Aus for $20 approx. or USD12.

That way, unless you've got a really 'off the wall' nic it'll discover
it, and most of your other hardware most likely, during a normal


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Abrasive [mailto:abrasive@houston.rr.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2003 6:02 AM
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Trying Again
> I've had some trouble posting to this group, so I'm trying again with
> different mail client.
> Here's my problem.  I don't know what I'm doing...  But about my other
> problems...
> I just installed a fresh copy of Debian 3.0r1, and in order for my
> to work, I need
> to upgrade the kernel to a 2.4.x version.
> I'm new to Debian, and I don't understand the package system, or
> the kernel
> the 'Debian Way'
> The computer I'm using does not have Internet access yet either.  I
> get the NIC to
> work.  Although I've been told that the newer kernel supports that
> SO, which files do I need to download(kernel image, package, etc) that
> can put on a CD
> and copy to the Debian machine.  And then what do I do with those
> Thanks for the help on my previous questions, and thanks for the help
> this one...
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