[conspire] Fedora Core 3 for a Celeron Dell desktop box
wallachd at earthlink.net
Thu Dec 8 17:40:57 PST 2005
Rick Moen wrote:
> If anyone _happens_ to have a CD set of Fedora Core 3 for i386,
> please do speak up. Thanks.
> ----- Forwarded message from wood eddie <ewood111 at yahoo.com> -----
> Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2005 12:12:22 -0800 (PST)
> From: wood eddie <ewood111 at yahoo.com>
> To: installers at linuxmafia.com
> Subject: Dec 10 CABAL 4pm at Menlo Park(Linux install Fest)
> Is this still on this Sat Dec 10 ? Fedora Core 4
> installed fine on Dell Optiplex GX-520 desktop system.
> Just found out need Fedora Core 3 instead. I have
> Fedora Core 3 CD(rather its a multiple distribution
> DVD with FC3, Ubuntu 4.1) dated Jan 2005. Previous
> FC1 install not recognize built in network adapter.
> Tried boot using this multi-distribution DVD see if
> can select install FC3 but it says CD-ROM media not
> bootable. I am a beginner-mid Linux user, having
> installed FC1 and 4 only once. Can I bring machine
> this Sat to Deidre's place at 4pm to try ? What do I
> need to bring, besides machine and monitor ? The last
> FC1 and 4 install was done last month at SVLUG in Mt.
> View. Thx, Eddie
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> ----- Forwarded message from Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> -----
> Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2005 12:34:14 -0800
> To: wood eddie <ewood111 at yahoo.com>
> Cc: installers at linuxmafia.com
> Subject: Re: Dec 10 CABAL 4pm at Menlo Park(Linux install Fest)
> Reply-To: installers at linuxmafia.com
> From: Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com>
> Quoting wood eddie (ewood111 at yahoo.com):
>>Is this still on this Sat Dec 10 ?
> Yes. 4pm to midnight-ish.
>>Fedora Core 4 installed fine on Dell Optiplex GX-520 desktop system.
>>Just found out need Fedora Core 3 instead. I have Fedora Core 3
>>CD(rather its a multiple distribution DVD with FC3, Ubuntu 4.1) dated
>>Jan 2005. Previous FC1 install not recognize built in network
>>adapter. Tried boot using this multi-distribution DVD see if can
>>select install FC3 but it says CD-ROM media not bootable.
> Hmm. I don't currently have an FC3 media set, having discarded those
> when FC4 came out. I'll see if it's possible to download the ISOs (IA32
> version, since your box is a Celeron) prior to the event, but cannot
>>I am a beginner-mid Linux user, having installed FC1 and 4 only once.
>>Can I bring machine this Sat to Deirdre's place at 4pm to try ?
> Of course.
>>What do I need to bring, besides machine and monitor ?
> It's best to bring system unit, monitor, keyboard, and pointing device.
> Don't worry if you accidentally leave power cables or other incidentals
> at home, since we have lots of spares. If it's _really_ inconvenient to
> bring your monitor (and I'm sympathetic), then you can use one of our
> three 17" ones -- but you're really best off setting up X11 for and on
> your own monitor, so as to be double-sure things will work fine when you
> go home.
I have a set of FC3 cds that Rick burned for me. Is
someone willing to pick them up from me and return
them to me? I live in San Jose close to where 280
and 17/880 meet.
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