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Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1 Feedback - Anyone ?
  • From: Thom Nuzum <linux@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 20:40:56 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405142040.56951.linux@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Hard disk geometry of 16 heads seems like it may be a major problem with the
2.6 kernel. Bad for dual booters.

On Friday 14 May 2004 19:49, Matthew wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 12:07, Stewart Taylor wrote:
> > On Tuesday 04 May 2004 11:58, Andrei Verovski (aka MacGuru) L1 wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Anyone have received and installed SuSE 9.1?
> > >
> > > Any feedback is greatly appreciated.
> > >
> > > Andrei
> >
> > See my post 9.1 trashed my HD. Once I got it installed it is just so much
> > better than 8.0 in every respect I've looked at so far. On my AMD Athlon
> > XP 2000 + it seems much faster and things seem much slicker and well
> > polished.
> >
> > Stewart
>
> Had to delete my partition table too on one drive, including the label.
> Been fine ever since, maybe parted needs a really clean drive to
> function properly?
>
> Only other upset so far was CUPS, if it goes off-line and you need to
> restart your printer it seems to be too user unfriendly atm, although
> the current setup is probably goo for networked PC's...
>
> Matt

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