Re: Install Debian
On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 16:04:39 +0100,
"Joseph MICHEL" <JosephMichel@wanadoo.fr> wrote in message
> I have just installed Red Hat Linux 9.0 on my PC (Intel Pentium
> 233 Mhz MMX, Ram 64 Mo, Disk space 8 Go, Graphic card : Matrox
> Millenium 4 Mo). There was no problem during installation.
> However, everything is extremely slow : the least application
> (even the desktop menu) takes several minutes to open.
..last time I installed RH9, recommendation said 128MB ram and 400MHz
cpu speed as a recommended minimum. ;-)
> Please advise : Can Debian Linux do better ? And what is better :
> upgrade Red Hat to Debian or install Debian from zero ?
..yep, do whichever is easier for you, Debian can make use of your
current disk slices, you wanna back up /home and /usr/local and
possibly parts of /var, and make a tarball of /etc with
' tar zcvf /home/old-etc.tar.gz /etc ', handy for references in case
Debian backfires on you by not seeing some hardware.
...then let the debian installer overwrite all else of your RH9'er
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.