[ILUG] Debian or Fedora?
brendan.halpin at ul.ie
Wed Jan 7 15:17:48 GMT 2004
Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> writes:
> Even a perpetual newbie should know better than to troll a Linux user
> group mailing list by posting an invitation to a notorious flamewar.
> C'mon, Brendan.
Yes, well, I was half hoping for a collateral emacs-vi war too, but
instead of invective and rhetoric I get a bunch of useful
information. Some things just don't work right!
Anyway, I've discovered a bit more about my machine, and now I want
to rephrase my query: is there ANY distro which will install on a
SATA drive? (Dell Optiplex GX270 w/ 120gb SATA drive.)
I've tried RH9 and Debian sarge, and both choke on the apparent
absence of a HD. Any solution that doesn't involve the use of a
screwdriver (i.e. putting in an IDE drive and installing on that as
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