bznutz diris:
> Dude, I tried to go with gentoo but:
> A. The bottom of the terminal was 4 lines below the bottom of
> the screen. How am I supposed to troubleshoot my NIC drivers
> when I can't see what I'm typing?

Using the framebuffer console, I assume? IIRC, the Gentoo
LiveCD has several options for the kernel, so there may be
another kernel that works better. I have a Pentium-MMX 200
MHz, running OpenBox, links, mutt, and slrn. Took a while
to compile, though (days).

Yo mama so dumb, she thought the unrestricted comprehension axiom was an
invitation to an all you can eat buffet. -- Bertrand Russell, Forum 2000