Re: newbie installation question
On Sat, 01 Jan 2005 23:03:42 +0100
Andreas Janssen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Brian M. Godfrey (<email@example.com>) wrote:
>>> This included hotplug (if you use kernel 2.6)
>>> and discover. discover is also part of Woody (the stable version),
>>> but not part of the base system. You can however install it later.
>> So I could install the stable version (Woody) minimally, just to get
>> it to boot up, then install discover...sounds easy enough. Then do I
>> have to reboot to get the system properly setup, or does it do so
>> while Linux is running?
>You do not need to reboot to run discover and load the drivers, but
>probably you want to install another kernel instead of the one you used
>for installation. To use it, you need to reboot.
> Andreas Janssen
Well, you NEED to reboot to FINISH the install.
You can also install at this reboot the 'rescue' package
apt-cache policy rescue
*** 0.3-3 0
500 ftp://ftp.internatif.org ./ Packages
There you'll find all info about your machine.