[ltp] A31 2652-M6U - SuS2 9.0

Andy Firman linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Sat, 6 Dec 2003 08:54:00 -0500

On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 02:14:31PM -0500, David Pirotte wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Dec 2003 12:08:59 -0500
> Andy Firman <list@firman.us> wrote:
> > I have a ThinkPad A31 2652-MLU running Debian "unstable" perfectly.
> > Audio, wireless, APM, usb, custom Linux Kernel 2.4.22, all work very well.
> > 
> > It is a beautiful thing.  
> > 
> > And the amount of cool software you can get with Debian 
> > apt-get is absolutely outstanding.
> > 
> > If you decide to go with Debian, I will be glad to help you out
> > and share my config files with you.
> Hi Andy,
> I have always used SuSE, not knowing our to get and install debian,
> which I'd love to try.
> What do you recommand, to get the latest CDs or to download an image?
> Is it easy to install? Yes, I'd love to get your help and config file
> for the recompilation of the kernel, do you use 2.4.23?

You can download the iso images here:

or you can buy actual cd's here:

The Debian installer is not the greatest but the Debian folks are 
working on a new installer.  The current installer does not 
have hardware detection and some say it is difficult to use.
But I think it is not too hard.

I am using kernel 2.4.22 which has everything I need.