Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] A little scared of Debian, was Fresh PC waiting for basic installation - Advice?
Date: Fri Jul 09 2004 - 19:59:20 EEST
>On Fri, Jul 09, 2004 at 12:55:45PM +0000, Alejandro Lopez wrote:
>> But I've just come accross this article:
>> entitled "An Unbiased Review of Debian 3.0". They say things like you are
>> supposed to know the name of your drivers (name of the files, not the name
>> of the hardware to be supported that usually comes as a description in a
>I haven't read that review (yet) but it's not that bad. Debian comes with
>a program modconf for picking driver and other modules to install, and
>it lists them together with 1-line descriptions of what the driver does.
>That's really usually enough, and modconf relieves you of having to mess
>around with modprobe, insmod and editing the files in the /etc/module*
>> I have installed Debian years ago, then Redhat recently. I've found Debian
>> installation a nightmare compared to Redhat
>Initially yes. Once it's all working, Debian's the package management
>system is far more bullet proof than rpm.
This is why Planet CCRMA uses apt-get for their RadHat distribution.
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