[H-GEN] Mandrake Problems

Rob Kearey mammal at optushome.com.au
Fri May 3 22:39:24 EDT 2002


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Greg Black wrote:

> | > I managed to put Mandrake on my 20G drive over the top of Redhat,
> | > but still can't use kppp only Dial2Net works.
> | 
> | Over the top? You did an install over an existing Red Hat install 
> | without removing the Red Hat install?
> | 
> | Um, that may cause Bad Things to happen.

> Why is that?  Doesn't an install blow away anything that was
> there before, or do Linux install procedures differ from most
> others in some way?

Sure, if the drive is formatted. If you choose to install over an 
existing filesystem, then it's not going to delete stuff. People who say 
"please don't delete my stuff" tend to get annoyed when it gets deleted.
> Greg

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