[armedslack] Re: RiscPC install instructions for ARMedslack ?

Mark Smith markinnz at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 19:37:31 UTC 2007

On 1/5/07, Stuart Winter <m-lists at biscuit.org.uk> wrote:
 > > Well I'm 95% done .. got to go get a proper hard disk on wednesday
> > since the 1.7Gb one is a pain to squeeze onto :-)
> Is that big enough?

Nope :-)

> > I've done anything the hard way (any chance of Armed-Knoppix ? :-)
> How can I put this politely.  "No" :)

Some people are just not open to ideas! Sheesh!!

> > running "startx" does nothing except give me an "X" cursor and then
> If you have 2MB of VRAM on the RiscPC, it should be fine.

I think a full install is best, I must have missed something, no
matter will know for sure soon.

> > Oh yes one other thing ... when the RiscOS boot Linux app starts, is
> > there a way for it to do it cleanly ?  Risc OS always complains that
> > the machine was not shutdown nicely the next time it starts.
> Which version of RISC OS is this?  I have never seen this before.
> I checked out what *shutdown does, and it sends all the WIMP apps a call
> to be nice and shut themselves down, then probably creates a file or sets
> a flag somewhere to indicate everything was good.

It's RISC OS 4.39



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