Re: Quick Question (I hope)

JW (
Mon, 29 Mar 1999 19:49:05 -0500

Thanks all for the help..
something I just found out this past weekend...
Linux Is not to be "Half-Arsed"...  I just totally trashed my hard drive on
a Red Hat install.. next time i'll have to be sure to read all the
prompts(just call me dumbarse). Sigh...

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Sullivan <>
To: <>
Date: Monday, March 29, 1999 7:01 PM
Subject: Re: Quick Question (I hope)

>On Sun, 28 Mar 1999, Coplan wrote:
>> This is not true.  RPMs work on other systems as well.  I'm not sure if
>> Slackware supports it, but if you have rpm software stock with your
>> system, I imagine you can use them.  MAke sure that you get one that
>> your processor type and OS type (linux, unix, etc).
>Slackware handles RPMs, but only if you work at it.  I suggest using
>source, and installing by hand.  (I use Slackware -- at least for a couple
>more weeks!)
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