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Re: Redhat to Debian conversion

I just found this file called XFree86config.new in  
is that the knoppix XFree86 config file with the right data? 
If so whats wrong in the Debian config? 
Section "ServerLayout" 
	Identifier     "XFree86 Configured" 
	Screen      0  "Screen0" 0 0 
	InputDevice    "Mouse0" "CorePointer" 
	InputDevice    "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard" 
Section "Files" 
	RgbPath      "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/rgb" 
	ModulePath   "/usr/X11R6/lib/modules" 
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/" 
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Speedo/" 
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/" 
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/CID/" 
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/" 
	FontPath     "/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/" 
Section "Module" 
	Load  "dbe" 
	Load  "dri" 
	Load  "extmod" 
	Load  "glx" 
	Load  "pex5" 
	Load  "record" 
	Load  "xie" 
Section "InputDevice" 
	Identifier  "Keyboard0" 
	Driver      "keyboard" 
Section "InputDevice" 
	Identifier  "Mouse0" 
	Driver      "mouse" 
	Option      "Protocol" "auto" 
	Option      "Device" "/dev/mouse" 
Section "Monitor" 
	Identifier   "Monitor0" 
	VendorName   "Monitor Vendor" 
	ModelName    "Monitor Model" 
Section "Device" 
	### Available Driver options are:- 
        ### Values: <i>: integer, <f>: float, <bool>: "True"/"False", 
        ### <string>: "String", <freq>: "<f> Hz/kHz/MHz" 
        ### [arg]: arg optional 
        #Option     "SWcursor"           	# [<bool>] 
        #Option     "HWcursor"           	# [<bool>] 
        #Option     "NoAccel"            	# [<bool>] 
        #Option     "ShowCache"          	# [<bool>] 
        #Option     "ShadowFB"           	# [<bool>] 
        #Option     "UseFBDev"           	# [<bool>] 
        #Option     "Rotate"             	# [<str>] 
        #Option     "VideoKey"           	# <i> 
        #Option     "FlatPanel"          	# [<bool>] 
	Identifier  "Card0" 
	Driver      "nv" 
	VendorName  "NVidia" 
	BoardName   "Riva Vanta" 
	BusID       "PCI:1:5:0" 
Section "Screen" 
	Identifier "Screen0" 
	Device     "Card0" 
	Monitor    "Monitor0" 
	SubSection "Display" 
		Depth     1 
	SubSection "Display" 
		Depth     4 
	SubSection "Display" 
		Depth     8 
	SubSection "Display" 
		Depth     15 
	SubSection "Display" 
		Depth     16 
	SubSection "Display" 
		Depth     24 
Quoting Andreas Janssen <andreas.janssen@bigfoot.com>: 
> Hello 
> Gruessle (<debian@orces.com>) wrote: 
> > I am new to Linux and for 2 1/2 days I been trying to install Debian. 
> > Well I have the very basics installed but that is really all I got. 
> >  
> > Now I have Redhat and that is easy to install. 
> > Somewhere I read that it is posible to convert a Redhat install to 
> > Debian. 
> >  
> > I am wondering if that is maybe easyer then installing Debian. 
> No, you cannot "convert" a RedHat installation into a Debian 
> installation. Both systems work differently and for example do not use 
> the same system for software package installation. You can however use 
> parts of the Red Hat configuration with Debian. If you have Red Hat 
> installed, save the /etc directory, then format your linux partitions 
> and install Debian. Some files probably can be used diretly (like the 
> XFree configuration files), others may be helpful because they contain 
> useful information (like the driver modules you need to load for your 
> hardware, e.g. sound and network cards). 
> As you are new to Linux, installing Debian can be quite hard, and you 
> should go to the Debian website and take a look at the documentation 
> there, especially the installation manual and the APT howto. Also, 
> during the installation, /read/ what the installation program tells 
> you. For example, you can install using Kernel 2.4.18, which you 
> probably want to do, but 2.2.20 is default. The installation program 
> can tell you how to use another Kernel. 
> best regards 
>         Andreas Janssen 
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