[SM-Discuss] Source Mage Apprenticship
"Andraž 'ruskie' Levstik"
ruskie at mages.ath.cx
Fri Oct 19 01:57:57 EDT 2007
On 02:47:43 2007-10-19 "D.Edmons" <demaillists at comcast.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I tried sourcemage a few months ago and somehow
> got the install into a broken loop or some such.
> My current distro for the past few years is Debian
> (SuSE for a couple years before that and Slackware
> for many many years before that.)
> Source Mage sounds like the distro of choice for
> me, but I have a hard time believing. I really like
> the "idea" of Debian, but the reality really sucks
> (That's just my opinion, so keep the rope in storage.)
> At any rate, is there any plans on doing some screen-shots
> of a system doing install, final product etc? I built
> a simple LFS system once and really loved it, but it took
> so long to download, configure and build, that I never
> took it out of the box and played with it for fear of
> breaking something and having to start over.
I belive one of our users created an installer howto and is
publishing it on the wiki.
ATM it's available here:
So hope it helps... Else we are available on:
irc.freenode.net #sourcemage to help...
> It seemed to be similar with my first round with
> Source Mage. I have to share the computer with
> my wife and if I recall, interrupting the process of
> initial install was a fatal error.
> Any opinions? Ideas? I'd really really like to find
> a good distro that is stable and gives me the control
> I need. I run a G450 dual-head system that Debian
> seems to feel is okay to run as a unaccelerated single-head
> system. I've got Gentoo and a few others ready to burn
> onto CD and would like to try Source Mage again, but
> I can't and won't let the machine just with the network
> connected for hours on end.
> Apologies for such a long "apprentice" question (I've
> got some gray hair and have been running blind--no
> windoze!--since 1998, so maybe apprentice doesn't
> Dale E. Edmons
> Mageck (T)
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