[TriLUG] RHEL on a Dell Inspiron 8500

Eric H Christensen kf4otn at ericsatcom.net
Fri Jul 7 10:09:43 EDT 2006

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Oh yeah!  I'm going from zero to RHCT in about two months.  That while
working full time and taking other classes has really put me in a pinch!
 I'm still thinking Windoze but I'm getting better.  :)

My instructor has the patients of a saint!


John Broome wrote:
> Sounds like you're putting together a pretty nice list of things to
> make sure you know before taking the RHCE. :)
> On 7/7/06, Eric H Christensen <kf4otn at ericsatcom.net> wrote:
> Well, that is encouraging.  Now if I can just remember how to setup a
> dual-boot system...
> Ryan Leathers wrote:
>> I have run RH9 and Debian on mine with no NIC troubles that I can
>> recall.  I never tried to put RHEL on it.
>> On Fri, 2006-07-07 at 09:19 -0400, Eric H Christensen wrote:
>> I'm curious if anyone is using RHEL (or similar) on a Dell Inspiron
> 8500
>> (or similar).  I remember putting SuSE on this box a few years ago and
>> had a considerable amount of trouble getting it to recognize the NICs
>> (hardware and wireless).  I'm planning on taking the RHCE class this
>> Fall at ECU and will be out of town for the beginning so I'll
> definitely
>> need RHEL on my laptop.  Any words of wisdom for getting the NICs to
>> work (Dell was no help last time).
>> Thanks!
>> Eric
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