[PD] any problems with debian on the Acer laptops ? (formerly [PD] linux distribution choice)

carmen ix at replic.net
Sat Nov 26 21:44:20 CET 2005

On Sat, Nov 26, 2005 at 09:18:28PM +0100, julienbreval at free.fr wrote:
> julienbreval at free.fr wrote:
> > Let's try RH9 then ... (I
> > still
> > have the install CDs).
> With Red Hat 9 the installer starts but later I get a warning message, telling
> me that rh9 is not really compatible with the architecture of the machine so I
> should make a rescue floppy disk boot.
> I don't have a floppy disk, nor a floppy drive. I can understand that this linux
> is too old but I don't want to lose time on all this because I have some more
> serious things to do. If there are some Acer Aspire Centrino laptop users here
> please tell me which Linux works on machine.

download the latest knoppix, the DVD image if you have the bandwidth. then you can install gentoo using tar, or debian using debootstrap, and chroot into it and set up the kernel and modules for your hw..

> Regards,
> j
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