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Re: [SLE] Network start problems in 9.1
  • From: Johan <yep@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 May 2004 19:56:20 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405201956.20341.yep@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Torsdag 20 maj 2004 19:48 skrev Sid Boyce:
> Fergus Wilde wrote:
> >On Thursday 20 May 2004 11:27, Johan wrote:
> >>Did you notice that there was an upgrade of that part of YAST
> >> last night !!! ;-)
> >
> >Thanks, Johan - sadly the upgrade doesn't fix my eth0 issues,
> > which are near-identical problems to those Mike is having. I'd be
> > interested to hear whether they fix Mike's difficulties. YaST
> > doesn't seem to be able to set up an Etherlink III so that it is
> > found at boot in 9.1.
> >
> >It would be nice if this were fixed. Since 9.1 is overtly aimed
> > at the newcomer and convert from windows, an issue like this is
> > liable to put them right off. I can find a workaround, but most
> > non-technical people will just leave, and given they won't have
> > any network connectivity they'll likely leave before even finding
> > this list. Why was this working for so many versions and broken
> > now?
> >
> >Best
> >Fergus
>
> I think 9.1 was rushed, also some pressure must have been felt
> putting together x86 and x86_64 versions. There are things that do
> not work or do not work properly, e.g the "grub-install" script
> does not point correctly to where the stage files are kept, it says
> /usr/lib whereas they are in /usr/lib/grub/i386-suse/ and
> /boot/grub/. On x86_64 I can't get linux32 to do what it's supposed
> to and some 64-bit apps don't build. I suppose these are teething
> problems that will be ironed out later. Regards
> Sid.
>

Yes .... I feel very tempted to spam feedback@xxxxxxxx /@suse.de in
both languages.

And just the size of the regular letter would conform to spam .....

I must say .... I'm >< this close to call it quits

(at least I started to CC all my postings in here to
feedback@xxxxxxxx)

Johan





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> Sid Boyce .... Hamradio G3VBV and keen Flyer
> Linux Only Shop.

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