Richard A Downing FBCS
richard at 109bean.org.uk
Mon May 10 07:24:14 PDT 2004
Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> I have read the hints and FAQs pertaining to bootable cd’s, and while
> I’m grateful for the help and direction, I’m still struck by the
> inherent awkwardness of having to setup and rely upon another, often
> larger and clumsier, Linux distribution. Might it be helpful to many
> users to provide a bootable system CD from which they can begin reading
> the current book, downloading packages, and compiling the system?
> Perhaps I’m missing something important here, but it seems like it would
> be at least a nice starting point for a clean system, and at most it
> would save the user much headache working around/with another distro.
> Jeremy Huntwork
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The CD's you refer to do exist, check the archives. A starting place
might be: http://www.stockwith.co.uk.
If you don't already have a Linux distro installed, they make a good
Richard A Downing FBCS CITP
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