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Re: [SLE] General comments about 10.1 retail (box)
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 14:04:34 -0400
  • Message-id: <1148148274.18772.10.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2006-05-20 at 12:23 -0400, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On Saturday 20 May 2006 12:08 pm, Hans du Plooy wrote:
> > On Sat, 2006-05-20 at 11:19 -0400, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> > > 2) madwifi has gone missing (that's pretty serious)
> >
> > [snip]
> >
> > So what do we get in the retail box that we don't get between the 5 OSS
> > CDs and the extra non-OSS CDs?
> >
> > I burned a significant part of my monthly bandwidth quota to download
> > the OSS version, and I like it and have almost everything I need so far
> > (still busy hacking on it). I was going to buy the retail box when it
> > finally hit our shores, but now I don't know.
> >
> > madwifi is one of only a handful of things I haven't gotten around to
> > setting up yet, and one of the reasons I buy the box - so I don't have
> > to mess with building kernel modules...
> >
> > Hans
>
> I can't really tell you the difference. I don't really want to download all
> that stuff, and I like to support SuSE with my purchase. But I'll admit that
> the box is becoming less and less desirable. I was running 9.3 on my laptop
> and was waiting to bring it up to 10.1. Lots of work to do to accomplish
> that, including madwifi.
>

Pysol by the way is available here:

http://ftp4.gwdg.de/pub/opensuse/distribution/SL-10.1/inst-source/suse/i586/

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


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