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Re: [SLE] Sorry SuSE: 9.1 is Waste of time and money!
  • From: C Hamel <vgm2@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 May 2004 10:10:45 -0500
  • Message-id: <200405301010.45474.vgm2@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 30 May 2004 07:07, Jyry Kuukkanen wrote:
> Hello
>
> On Sun, 30 May 2004, adham hashibon wrote:
> > I am not sure, but I think the blame for most of this stuff might lies in
> > the subfs package, since I removed it, all is great for me... Someone is
> > Suse should take this seriously and fix the subfs_/hotplug combination,
> > it sucks to the bones..
>
> 9.1 is a disaster, it should never have been released. I already had to
> switch to Mandrake 10.0.
>
> Hardware recognition is utter crap in 9.1, but there is plenty of it more.
> For example BT8xx is found ok, but the module is only loaded with the help
> from keyboard.
>
> I have tried upgrades, install-overs, fresh installs, they all causes more
> mess than enything else. Same or similar problems in some four different
> hardware I tried installing it. I even tried upgrading Suse 9.0 to 9.1 in
> a FuSi Primergy server with Adaptec's RAID controller -- no, cannot be
> done because 9.1 does not find the previos system, nor harddisk, even it
> loads the Adaptecs drivers just fine...
>
> GCC cannot produce executables no longer after some YOU update...
>
> Another issue is locale troubles, that was the final reason to drop 9.1
> for good. I cannot use Konsole, nor console, because non-US characters
> f*cks up the screen. Very unpleasant when handling tens of eMail using
> pine every day. No matter what font is used.
>
> There are definitely way too many problems in 9.1 for me to try using it.
> There is no way, I believe, all the faults in it can be fixed before 9.2
> is out. So, until that, I stick with Mandrake that installs, speaks my
> language and lets me write using funny but ¡important! characters for me.
> Ääliö distro on tuo Susi üsiüks :-(
>
> Who ever finds 9.1 useful must be very lucky, or his needs are limited to
> watching the boot screen ;-)
>
>
> --jq
>
> > On Sunday 30 May 2004 03:26, Terje J. Hanssen wrote:
> > > Some hours later .......
> > >
> > > Downgraded and reinstalled SuSe 9.0 (over 9.1):
> > >
> > > Yamaha 4416S CDRW recorder detected and works
> > > HP DVD Writer 100i detected and works
> > > Epson 1640SU scanner detected and works
> > >
> > > SuSE 9.0 works ........ :-)
> > >
> > > Terje J. Hanssen
>
> --
> Hienoja terveisiä
> --Jyry
> C|:-( C|:-/ C|========8-O C|8-/ C|:-(
Like I wrote a couple people privately: SuSE Sux <G>
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...CH
SuSE 9 Works
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