asheesh at asheesh.org
Sun Oct 21 21:50:49 PDT 2007
On Sun, 21 Oct 2007, Alex Kleider wrote:
> I've got DSL (Damn Small Linux) running on the think pad. fdisk didn't
> work because I didn't realize that I was not root by default!!!!!!!
> (what a dolt I am) Everything loaded as per the instructions on the web
> site you gave me. So my goal of getting a functioning linux system has
> been achieved.
> It is still of interest to me as to whether the 2.6 kernel is really
> incompatible with this processor: ?PII/366? uname reports i586 unknown
> (machine and processor respectively I think.)
I doubt it's really not compatible with the 2.6 kernel. Can you paste the
exact message you get and where you get it?
What if you boot an Ubuntu/Xubuntu Live CD?
> By the way: the hard drive is less than 3G, not 30. But that I think is
> still enough for my friend's (the owner) purposes.
I agree with Rick about Xubuntu - I urge you to give it a shot.
What!? Me worry?
-- Alfred E. Newman
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