[Linux-ham] Re: errata from prior post on Linux for local hams,
Knoppix as basis for new ham distro ?
rein at couperus.com
Mon May 10 09:19:49 EDT 2004
The 2-floppy debian distro has been superceded by a 1-live-CD-CD. Look at
You can use this disk also as a Debian ham linux install disk.
On Monday 10 May 2004 03:55, Mark W4CHL wrote:
> Oops, (posted to parc-mail and
> - gMFSK is not an APRS program, but a program for decoding/encoding
> PSK/MFSK signals which are almost exclusively on HF
> - this posting obviously was to linux-ham at trilug.org as well as to
> parc-mail at rtpnet.org
> There have been some posts on Knoppix and other even more compact distros,
> including post by local ham Tanner KB4TYE on Jul 17, 2003 at 02:20:26PM
> -0400 and refs to: http://debianham.sunsite.dk/
> which seems to have gone dormant since April of 2003. Nice job though, two
> floppy image version of Debian with utilities for contesting. May still be
> worth a look here with Field Day coming up. My FD laptop is still an old
> "12VDC" floppy boot capable WfW 3.11 laptop with a sub-GB HDD. It's
> internal battery went dead, so now may look to move to another newer
> One big thing noted in older posts to linux-ham was ability to build sound
> modem apps on 2.6 kernels. Though Knoppix 3.4 reportedly has 2.6 kernel
> support, I have not been able to successfully boot into the 2.6 kernel on
> any of the 3 other PCs that boot Knoppix 3.4 with 2.4 kernel OK.
> Perhaps as the 2.6 kernel support matures we could more actively work on a
> Knoppix fork with soundcard support including perhaps WINE enabled version
> of MixW ??
> Cheers de Mark W4CHL
> Mark R. Smith Chapel Hill, NC
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