mhoye at neon.polkaroo.net
Fri Apr 9 01:27:53 EDT 2004
On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 01:19:37PM +0800, Mike Maher wrote:
> Hello i was wondering which is the best distro for the following situation.
> I need it to support Firewire, NTFS raid, DVD Burning.
> My Motherboard is a Gigabyte GA7VAXP Ultra and the Raid Controller is a Promise 20276 Onboard ATA/RAID Controller.
> It also has to support my DVD Burner which is a LG4040B DVD+-RW.
> I have tried MAndrake 9.1, Redhat 9.0, Suse 9.0 and none of these have worked for all my issues.
Easiest/fastest: Knoppix. Basically Debian plus hardware detection. Best
part, it's a bootable CD, so you get to test the whole thing out without
having to do the install.
You can either download it, or you can get one of the OCluggers to give
you a copy of their home-assembled version.
"You need static typing [or] you're going to be burned on large
projects! .... And the Smalltalkers sing, Doot, doo doot, doo doot,
doo doot doo Doot, doo doot, doo doot, doo doot doo doot" - Bill Kelly,
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