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Old 12-29-2004, 05:00 PM   #1
MI3GTO
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New Hardware spec please


Totally screwed up with trying to install every Linux distro under the sun on a machine I give up.

I would like for someone to give me a list of parts that when built into a machine will run Mandrake or Debian without hardware fault. Parts that I can buy from Internet stores or local shops names model numbers etc THAT WORK.

I will be building my machine over the next two weeks to the spec posted here so please post your list. Thanks .

BTW the Scenic from Fujiitsu siemens is crap and will not repeat not run any form of linux.
 
Old 12-29-2004, 06:03 PM   #2
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You could try browsing the HCL (Hardware Compatibility List) here on linuxquestions.org to get an idea of what hardware is well supported.
Mandrake even has a hardware database you can search.
Maybe you'll get lucky, but to be honest I don't think anyone here is going to post an entire list of linux compatible components with model numbers and everything.
Maybe I'm wrong, good luck anyway!
 
  


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