[ILUG] dd/rawwrite for win2k ? And a new question about SUSE 7.3
Conor.Wynne at compaq.com
Wed Nov 21 15:49:13 GMT 2001
Oh yes I am... internal use my good man. Anyway, if its any good I'm
going to buy it anyway coz I hear the manual rocks @ 800 pages.
Also stability is supposed to be a big thing with SUSE - according to a
I suppose I wen't off SUSE when I ordered one of the free cd's (1 cd
only job) from some site or other. Everything was in German, even the
kernel messages. And it was one my first times installing ANY distro...
Well, I've only recently updated my notebook and my machine to 7.2 but
have 7.3 shortly so I'll see how it goes. I started using SuSE years ago
because at that time it was the ONLY distribution which had integrated
well because of course ISDN is very well established in Germany. I
to use it because of inertia :-) and because I don't think there should
one uber distribution and because it's European, though of course
is too and it's very Red Hat compatible.
> If its as good as I hear (sorry no URL's) I'm off to download all 6
No, you'not, at least, not legally. SuSE haven't mad 7.3 ISOs available.
They've just (http://lwn.net/2001/1122/a/suse-7.3-ftp.php3) made a 7.3
tree available for those with big pipes (it's 6 GB) but there are no
> Incidentally it was the 6 CD's swapping all around the gaf that put me
> off in the first place, but I've a new system to install so...
7.2 professional was 7 CDs and I've no reason to suppose 7.3 will be any
less. Of course if you buy SuSE you get a DVD + all 7 CDs which makes
much easier if you have a DVD player (and makes life a total disaster if
bring the DVD and your DVD-free notebook with you to do some work :-( )
AFAIK RH have now copied the DVD idea.
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