Re: Debian Etch Install
Dne, 20. 12. 2009 22:35:26 je Stan Hoeppner napisal(a):
To be completely honest, I can't understand for the life of me why
install any Linux distro from local media these days.
For example, if you have an unsupported wireless card, while at the
same time wireless is the only connectivity available at your
location/work/home. It's my situation, precisely: I have no less than
TWO unsupported wifi cards on (both) my computers at home. A Belkin
that will only work via ndiswrapper, and a Broadcom 4328 that will
*only* work with the proprietary Broadcom driver. I have found the hard
way that downloading only the first Debian DVD wasn't enough -- I
think both ndiswrapper (for my Belkin card) and the compiling
environment (for the Broadcom one) were missing, although I may be
wrong here, it was some time ago I did that. I suspect the net install
is even more stripped down?
Long live the net install.
I agree completely, with one addition: for those who can afford a net
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