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Re: [SLE] I'm going to have to return SuSE tonight
  • From: Preston Crawford <me@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 22 May 2004 09:26:39 -0700
  • Message-id: <1085243199.17447.0.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2004-05-21 at 14:51, Sid Boyce wrote:
> Preston Crawford wrote:
>
> >On Fri, 2004-05-21 at 06:34, Billie E. Walsh wrote:
> >
> >
> >>>On Friday 21 May 2004 03:33, me@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>So now I'm completely lost. A computer that functioned perfectly fine now
> >>>>goes completely haywire every couple days no matter what hard drive or
> >>>>filesystem I use. I really have no choice but to consider that the problem
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>I know this may seem stupid, but................have you checked the CMos
> >>battery. I've seen those things do some pretty weird stuff after a couple
> >>years. Most use a 2023 battery available just about anywhere.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >I thought about that too. Especially since my computer is about 3 years
> >old. But my date and time and everything are held fine. I'm running
> >Fedora right now and everything is going fine. So I don't know what to
> >make of it.
> >
> >Preston
> >
> >
> >
> >
> If it weren't for the fact that Fedora runs without problems, I'd have
> said it was a hardware problem. I have SuSE 9.1 installed on 1 box and 2
> laptops, one with x86_64, all running well. This is a truely strange
> one. It still could be hardware, something that SuSE 9.1 is doing/using
> that Fedora doesn't.
> Regards
> Sid.

Yeah. It's certainly odd. Fedora has behaved fine since install. Just
like before. Maybe something in the new kernel. I hope not. My hardware
is compatible now.

Preston


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