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Re: [SLE] SUSE 9.3: buggy as hell
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 06 May 2005 17:18:57 -0400
  • Message-id: <1115414337.15173.38.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 2005-05-06 at 23:39 +0300, Janne Karhunen wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Let me first say that i'm a Linux professional, i make my living
> off it and have been using it since -96. So far i've been a happy
> camper with SUSE (for 6 years now), but now i honestly have to say
> that i'm very, very, VERY disappointed with the quality of the
> latest release. Really sad :(
>
> Bugs just keep hopping left and right. So far i've had serious
> trouble with (i'll skip small annoyances, there are just too many
> of them to list):
> - Installer claims **random** packages missing from **original**
> media. Same stuff happens with several completely different
> pieces of hardware. Media check passes. Some installer internal
> race condition?
> - SUSE kernel does not even initialize on ASUS A8N X86-64 MB. Had
> to change kernel to mainline kernel DURING INSTALLATION to get
> system up.
> - Keyboard layout ( Finnish/Swedish ) on IBM T41 laptop seems
> completely broken. It's broken from the initial grub menu to
> the X. Looks like it thinks the numeric keypad is on the middle
> of the keyboard. Have no idea how to fix this - any ideas?
It would appear that somehow boot-up numlock is turned on when it should
be off for a laptop. Check the bios setting.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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