On Fri, 2006-03-31 at 22:00 +0200, jdd wrote:
I try to install my extremely lowend laptop :-).
from cd, no luck, extremely slow.
I could copy the cd (beta 8) on the hard drive and boot from
there, with an acceptable speed.
I choose minimal text install;
a manual install was required.
*first for a dependency problem. libX11.so.6 asks for "NX".
Accepting this gives tyhe go. why is this not done
automatically, I don't know.
*second, worst, the time was wrong. I have until now (more
than one hour work) unable to pass this.
the date is said "le temps est passé" (I think this is "the
time is past due". This mean nothing on a computer not net
connected (so where does it know the time?).
worts there is absolutely no way to change the given time.
going to the time menu allows changing the time, but the
chage is not transmitted to the previous screen. when coming
again in the install, the time is still the same.
I even could change the computer date (on an other console),
but not passing the install screen
so the install was refused by yast...
My bet is this is because of the mono components needed to do the
What's the plan for the trusty YaST Software manager from 10.0? Has it
been thrown in the "Legacy Software" pile somewhere? I understand that
the new ZLM based installer has new features that are good, but it would
be good to have the old installer available for older hardware, possibly
as just an alternative mini-iso or something which would require the
other CDs still. Is that an option?