[Gllug] Knoppix equivalents?

Chris Bell chrisbell at overview.demon.co.uk
Wed Jun 13 09:25:14 UTC 2007

On Wed 13 Jun, john at sinodun.org.uk wrote:

> You don't say what flavour of processor the box has, so I'm assuming it's
> an AMD/Intel x86 descendent.
> How about a Ubuntu CD?  That comes in a 64-bit edition and IIRC boots
> straight to a desktop.
> You could of course just boot your usual 32-bit Knoppix CD.  If it's
> actually a hardware fault it will probably manifest itself in 32-bit mode
> too.
> John
   This particular box has a xeon. It would have been nice to pull out a
demo disc and show whether it was a hardware or software problem, but in the
event a cab arrived, and the owner was about to pass it over to his usual
hardware engineer who would come on duty a few hours later.

Chris Bell

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