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Bug 5236 - Hardware setup
Summary: Hardware setup
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-09-20 04:37 UTC by drogers
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-09-20 18:23:22 UTC

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Description drogers 1999-09-20 04:37:09 UTC
Please forward to Q/A. this is not a bug, but I can't find
how to submit a general Question.

Compareing Linux to windows, we are having a difficult time
in a presale environment showin clinets how to add things
like IDE Zip drives, DAT Tape, Multiport Stallion cards.
It seems that you install only works on the basic config.
where is the procedure on adding other devices, like the
above or just any thing beyond the basic setup. The 6.0
installation does not cover this. we have lost several
opportunities because of this difficulty.

the install should have a section or linuxconf should have
a menu adding other hardware . then list everything like
windows does. or SCO in mkdev.

david rogers

sorry I used the bug section. it is kind of a bug?

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-09-20 18:23:59 UTC
We're working on something like this for the next release.

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