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Re: [opensuse] From OS News and Desktop Linux
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 14:47:27 +0200
  • Message-id: <ho4q0nccyo.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Martin Schlander <suse@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Friday 21 April 2006 13:55, Chuck Payne wrote:
>> WOW! I been waiting but I guess it time to download RC1 and kick the times.
>> http://desktoplinux.com/articles/AT5607269029.html
>
> I can't believe he's talking about the same distro I've got installed, nothing
> that I've tested works.. Here's a summary of my experiences, it's so bad I
> don't even know where to begin bugreporting..
>
> Obviously I'm not the most technically savvy user - but nothing's working
> smoothly for me - nothing! Especially things having to do with the new stuff:
> networkmanager, mounting system and packagemanager.
>
> - (K)Networkmanager won't connect using wpa-psk encryption (broadcom chipset
> using ndiswrapper). I can't use "Ifup" as my wireless card has disappeared
> completely from the YaST NIC-module. I'm aware ndiswrapper is a mess of
> course - but it's been working pretty well with 10.0.

There were some fixes for this in RC1.

> - My computer / Sysinfo:/ won't mount my other partitions (this one I did
> report). It won't mount floppies correctly either this I've reported too.
>
> - When adding repos to rug they seem to disappear again after reboot.

We just fixed a race here, an updated zmd will be in RC2.

>
> - YaST is extremely slow when adding installation sources and starting
> sw_single. y2base using about 300 megs of memory. When adding installation
> sources I constantly get a warning about unknown gpg-key - but since I trust
> Pascal and Packman I choose "use anyway" - but I get the error a couple of
> times more until the adding fails completely.

The keys should be fixed now.

> - Usually I have been able to set up a samba server with the yast module by
> selecting a directory and adding the options "browsable" and "guest ok" to
> the default options - thus making the smb-server visible and accessible to
> everyone - but I can't get the thing to stop asking for passwords with 10.1.
> I even copied smb.conf and smbpasswd from 10.0 (which allows access without
> prompting for a password) to my 10.1rc1 - but on 10.1 it still asks for a
> password - even with my 10.0 - after restarting samba and rebooting and
> everything. I tried comparing the confs too - and can't see any difference -
> but I can't access my samba server on 10.1 - also I don't have the faintest
> idea what the password is - I certainly never defined any.

Please report this.

> - Beaglein was the most ressource using proces in top for the first 20 mins.
> after first boot - without me ever telling the daemon to start (through
> Kerry).

That's the index creation for the man pages etc.,

Andreas
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