home install
  1. In BIOS setup -> Advanced:

    Serial Port: 3F8/IRQ4

    IrDA? Port: 2F8/IRQ3/DMA3

    Parallel Port: 378/IRQ7, Bi-directional

    Sound Controller: Enable, 220, 530, IRQ9, DMA0

    Internal CardBus? Controller: Enable

  2. basic Debian compact install from floppy (Skip package selection.)
  3. In disk configuration, make a hibernate partition (type A0) at least a few MB larger than system memory (70MB for 64MB RAM).
  4. apt-get install wget
  5. wget -O /etc/apt/sources.list http://lairds.org/Kyler/Linux/sources.list
  6. apt-get install kernel-image-2.4.18-686 kernel-pcmcia-modules-2.4.18-686
  7. In /etc/default/pcmcia, change "i82365" to "yenta_socket".
  8. Add "initrd=/initrd.img" to /etc/lilo.conf vmlinuz section.
  9. Add "do_initrd = Yes" to /etc/kernel-img.conf
  10. lilo
  11. reboot
  12. wget -O /dev/stdout http://lairds.org/Kyler/Linux/dpkg_selections | dpkg --set-selections
  13. apt-get -u dselect-upgrade
  14. apt-get remove dhcp-client (Use pump.)
  15. in /etc/X11/XF86Config-4, "Configured Mouse" section:

    Option "Resolution" "1000"

  16. in /etc/X11/XF86Config-4, "Files" section:

    FontPath? "unix/:7110"

  17. Add "/usr/share/AbiSuite?/fonts/" to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fs/config?
  18. tune2fs -j /dev/hda1
  19. mke2fs -j /dev/hda5
  20. In /etc/fstab, change "ext2" to "ext3", add line for /dev/hda5 as /home.
  21. rsync /home from othermachine
  22. Add to /etc/modutils/aliases:

    alias char-major-14 ad1848

    options ad1848 io=0x530 irq=9 dma=0 dma2=0

  23. chmod 777 /dev/audio /dev/dsp /dev/mixer
  24. update-modules
  25. Install masqmail (/etc/masqmail and /var/mail/.ssh).
  26. Enable stuff in /etc/pcmcia/ide.opts.
  27. Tweak /etc/auto.misc.
  28. rmdir /floppy; ln -s /var/autofs/misc/floppy /floppy
  29. rmdir /cdrom; ln -s /var/autofs/misc/cd /cdrom
  30. lphdisk
  31. reboot
  32. Enjoy!