manual & docs
drivers & updates
What you need to know about the aero
Partitioning the harddisk
Choosing the installation method
Preparing the Aero for a Red Hat 6.1 harddisk install
The Red Hat 6.1 Installation Process
Access to DOS-Partitions
Patching and compiling a new kernel
Solving the RAM problem
Installing PCMCIA and configuring it for Bad RAM
Finished - What comes next?
Advanced Power Management
Getting WebDAV to work with XP
GNU Free Documentation License
the people (& their mails)
the aeros wildest dream...
In this chapter I describe the different installation possibilities I used. It contains:To unplug the aeros harddisk and plug it into a desktop pc
To install from harddisk
Experiences with installations from harddisk
I have no external cd-rom, neither on the pcmcia nor the parallel port. I also was a newbie when I installed it and knew nothing about setting up a NFS Network between two linux-machines.
I will first describe these two ways of installing linux to the aero and the difficulties I found. In the next chapter I describe a harddisk install of Red Hat 6.1, because this was my first successfull installation. While I did that I wrote down all my steps - most parts of this site result from those writings.
What sounded the hardest way to install linux turned out to be the easiest one. The only thing you need it is an adapter for connecting the laptop harddisk with your desktop cable.
For those who do not know those things: look at the aerofaq and the webpage of Markus Gebhard who describes this very clearly at http://www.stud.uni-karlsruhe.de/~ukgh/aero/open/open.htm.
Like I described in the previous chapter: A harddisk installation means that all installation files lay on the harddisk. So you need:
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