[NBLUG/talk] NMI and Dazed & Confused error
troy at zenux.net
Mon Feb 7 23:49:27 PST 2005
On Mon, Feb 07, 2005 at 10:43:35PM -0800, Howard wrote:
> This is the URL of the official US current release.
> That shows me a directory with "Woody" as current stable release. How comes
> Sarge is not there??
Sarge is not yet tagged as a Debian 'Stable' release, although it soon
will be. It *is* ready for general use however.
> Question. With Jigdo I can update my ISO's of Woody. But I can't update
> those ISO's to Sarge?? Or can I?? The point is why keep ISO's on disk if
> when a new ISO may make the old one obsolete??
An excellent observation. If you have broadband access, the thing to do
is grab a minimal install CD (or floppy set) which will give you a bare
system with net access. From there, the rest of the install proceeds by
grabbing the latest and greatest packages from the sources specified in
You can grab a net install CD ISO for sarge here:
Heads up to anyone looking for a good Debian mirror:
http://linux.CSUA.Berkeley.EDU/debian/ is reliable and screeeeeaming
fast. At the installfest at SSU on Saturday, I pulled down 204MB of
updates for my laptop in 38 seconds.
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