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Arch Linux!

Posted 05-04-2009 at 08:55 AM by chexmix
Updated 06-17-2009 at 12:20 PM by chexmix

K. Mandla, archon of the wonderful blog Motho ke motho ka botho suggested, when I inquired for help installing CRUX, that I try installing Arch Linux first & use some of Arch's system-querying stuff to help with the kernel configuration stage of the CRUX installation.

And so, I wiped the partition that was causing me headaches and re-created it, and installed grub via Arch since lilo just didn't seem to be able to handle two Linux installations.

Installing Arch...
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CRUX Futzing

Posted 04-28-2009 at 11:44 AM by chexmix
Updated 06-17-2009 at 12:20 PM by chexmix

So I have this 14Gb-or-so partition on my mostly-stationary (now that I have a netbook) laptop -- a result of partly-inadvertantly blowing away the Debian install that lived there. I'd almost forgotten about it, but ...

... I've been playing lately with some of those mini-distributions (DSL, TinyCore, SliTaz) and somehow wound my way around to CRUX Linux, which has been around for a number of years now and which I have always been more or less tempted to try ... even though I am currently...
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