I also went through them when I did it -must have missed a few typos too!
I've too got unfeasible amounts of stuff on /dev/hda1 including
mailservers, webmail, printer drivers, logging/graphing stuff
(cacti/rrdtool) and haven't got to 1Gb.
So guessing that 2G will be all you ever need (unless you wanted to
run KDE/gnome -which might be a bit slow...)
--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com
, "James Stewart"
> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "mikynog" <mikynog@y...>
> > Thanks to all your help I've passed the Debian installation!
> > Answering your questions:
> > - I followed the Wiki as best as I could, including the opening
> > up the case steps
> > - I did a static IP assignment as you suggested and this worked
> > - For editing I used emacs which comes on Knoppix (invoked from
> > command line)
> Good. There are probaby 2 dozen editors on Knoppix that would work.
> I just get the new Knoppix bootable DVD via bittorrent on my LS. (I
> haven't burned it yet) I claims to have about 15,000 installed
> applications on it! (if I read the claims correctly). Imagine how
> populated the WM menus must be?
> > A couple of notes on the Wiki steps:
> > 1. after the reboot one has to "su" back in to do a "deluser"
> > 2. it looks like the command should be "passwd <username>" instead
> > of "passwd <yournewpassword>"
> Hopefully Wedgemusic can make these corrections.
> > Now on to the rest of the steps. Is a 2G main partition enough
> > for the OS?
> I have lots of stuff installed on mine and yet I've only used 884
> Megs. I do make extensive use of /dev/hda3 for bulk storage of
> things (like my Knoppix DVD image, various LS OS images, Web page
> contents, public FTP area, etc.)
> > Thanks again!
> Good to see yet another join the ranks of having a real "manageable"
> OS installed on their Linkstation.