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Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1 Success
  • From: Johan <yep@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 22 May 2004 12:45:30 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405221245.30053.yep@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Lørdag 22 maj 2004 10:38 skrev Clayton:
> On Saturday 22 May 2004 10:39, Janus Sandsgaard wrote:
> > On Thursday 20 May 2004 22:38, Thom Nuzum wrote:
> > > I have a new Seagate 160 GB hard drive.
> > > I did a default install and changed nothing.
> > > On boot I get grub stage 2 message: something I never had
> > > before, but is positive.
> > > Windows XP boots and so does Linux
> >
> > Great to hear a succes story between all these reports about
> > problems with SuSE 9.1.
> >
> > Did you do a NTFS partition resize using YaST during
> > installaton? There has been reported problems with it and it
> > is holding my back from installing 9.1.
>
> That's a problem if you rely on the list for info about how good
> or bad a SUSE release is. No one complains when it works - but
> the list is a help list, so the people having problems will be
> posting the problems...
>
> I've installed 9.1 on a Centrino laptop, an old Gateway laptop
> with a Celeron 500MHz processor, and a couple desktop PCs with
> AMD athlons and had zero problems. All machines are set up to
> dual boot to various versions of Windows. Each and every time
> it's installed smoothly (as a clean install, not an upgrade),
> and worked perfectly. It's faster than 9.0 on virtually every
> task, and hasn't crashed once on any of the machines. In fact
> on the Centrino laptop, it works better than Windows or SUSE9.0.
> I get better battery lifetime, and things like the video work
> great. OK, I wish the WIFI would work, but that's a driver
> issue, not a SUSE9.1 issue.
>
> c

Did you see the driver upgrades that came a day or 2 ago

4 of them actually ;-)

Johan

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