[ale] NW meeting last night

Matthew Magee mnmagee at earthlink.net
Sat Feb 21 09:08:23 EST 2004

On Friday 20 February 2004 12:44 pm, audilover at atlantabroadband.com wrote:
> Quoting Geoffrey <esoteric at 3times25.net>:
> > I want to thank Ray Knight for a fantastic presentation last night.  It
> > was pretty slick watching the install on the Indy and PPC boxes.
> > Although Ray ran into a couple of unexpected issues, like a true geek,
> > he was able to resolve them and by the end of the night, both boxes were
> > installed.
> >
> > We had a little over 20 folks in attendance.
> >
> > Thanks again Ray, Dow and Matthew for hauling in the hardware for the
> > presentation, that's always a hassle.
> >
> > I left somewhere around 12:30ish, others were still milling around.
> >
> > --
> It didn't help that we couldn't get in the room before 8 PM to setup the
> hardware.  I'd like to thank everyone for their patience while I stumbled
> through resolving the issue of how to get the installer on the PPC box.
> Overall, I think things would have been smoother if I had installed on my
> own systems (I was familiar with the exact hardware, so the install would
> have been quicker).  But then installing on unfamiliar hardware pointed out
> some of the issues you can expect to have when doing an install on these
> hardware types.
> I didn't have time to cover the update and upgrade processes for Debian.
> Ray

Thanks for the help Ray.

I haven't finished the install yet, as I was violently ill yesterday.  Must 
have been something I ate, as I feel almost human today.  I did manage to 
aquire the other 2 CDs before I gave up yesterday and I should have something 
to tell you by Sunday eve.

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