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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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