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Re: I'm face Few problem , need suggestion

On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 06:00:18PM -0500, Bijan Soleymani wrote:
> Thanasis Kinias <tkinias@asu.edu> writes:
> > scripsit Bijan Soleymani:
> >  
> > I was under the impression that Knoppix, as ia32-only, was just in a
> > different category than Debian, with (including stuff under development)
> > four kernels and thirteen architectures.  I don't think anyone objects
> > to having spiffy hardware autodetection, it's just that making it work
> > for Debian is a bit different from making it work for Knoppix.
> ... Having autodetection on ia32 doesn't hurt sparc users (it
> doesn't help them either, but that's not a problem).

I think you're preaching to the choir on this issue.
Unless I'm mistaken, the new "debian-installer" that will ship with
Sarge _has_ a fair degree of hardware autodetection.

Of course, this doesn't change the fact that Knoppix serves a completely
different niche than Debian and it wouldn't make a lot of sense to
strive to make Debian just like Knoppix.
Knoppix made some sacrifices to achieve a no-questions-asked,
straight-outta-the-box desktop system, and it's great for that purpose.
Debian's priorities are not the same and there's no reason they should

He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.
- J.R.R. Tolkien
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