Linked by Clinton De Young on Sun 27th Oct 2002 18:15 UTC
Debian and its clones After reading many of the posts regarding the recent OSNews story, "An Unbiased Review of Debian 3.0", I thought this article may be useful to those who would like to try Debian, but are a little intimidated by its installer. Several of the posts to the above mentioned story indicated that Debian's installer was a huge hurtle for many people, who would otherwise like to try it. I have found Debian to be the most useful flavor of Linux, so I wanted to write an easy, though somewhat long, walkthrough in the hopes of allowing a wider audience to experience first hand this stable and unique Linux distribution.
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RE: Daniel
by Clinton De Young on Mon 28th Oct 2002 18:51 UTC

The only problem I've had is that when you are selecting the device driver modules there is not enough (if any) documentation that I could find. Sometimes the names are slightly descriptive enough, but I'd hate to be a complete newbie with this part.
But perhaps I'm just missing the documentation. . . So "Is there documentation for what Device Driver Modules are for what?"


Probably the easiest way to find out what driver to use with your card is to type your card's manufacturer and model, followed by "Linux" or "Debian" on Google's web site. Most of the time somebody else has asked the same question and Google's results will provide you with an answer.