[IAEP] VIA C3 based laptop
s.ashar.iqbal at gmail.com
Tue May 19 12:37:25 EDT 2009
I have no preference as to distro - its just that most distros are now
686 whereas the C3 is not compatible with that. It has to be 386.
I will try Sugar on a stick (except it has to be on a CD as the bios
does not support boot from USB).
On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 8:45 PM, David Van Assche <dvanassche at gmail.com> wrote:
> Or if its really Mandriva (what used to be called mandrake) that you want to
> run, I believe there are sugar packages for that distro, you might have to
> search the net a bit. I know Caixa Magica, which is based on Mandriva has
> been quite worked on to work for many netbooks including the classmate set
> of netbooks. But start with Sugar on a stick, if it doesn't load, let us
> know and we can help you to make Sugar work on your hardware and
> kind regards,
> David (Nubae) Van Assche
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 5:37 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>
>> I would try running Sugar on a Stick as a means of debugging.
>> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 11:35 AM, Ashar Iqbal <s.ashar.iqbal at gmail.com>
>> > I have got a laptop with a VIA C3 cpu. This needs i386 based software.
>> > Any suggestions as to how to install / run Sugar on this?
>> > I got Fedora 10 installed, but get an error on starting X windows.
>> > The only distro I got to work with a GUI on the machine is Mandrake
>> > 10...
>> > Ashar
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