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Re: [opensuse-factory] Alpha 5 installation and setup issues
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 09:18:22 -0400
  • Message-id: <1160399902.8852.3.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2006-10-09 at 07:15 +0200, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> Kenneth Schneider <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > On Sun, 2006-10-08 at 19:40 +0200, Terje J. Hanssen wrote:
> >> I just did a new attempt with 10.2 alpha 5 x86_64 on a Dell Precision
> >> 490 Xeon workstation. Happily the alpha4 USB mouse problem was fixed and
> >> the Gnome dekstop was possible to start testing. But I encountered
> >> several issues during the installation or with the setup after login, as
> >> noted below.
> >>
> >
> > My install was on an older Compaq laptop using ftp as the install method
> > (downloaded the dvd iso and shared via ftp). On reboot X would not start
> > and system went into text mode for second part of install. Culprit: the
> > xorg-x11-libXext rpm was not installed with the system.

Why was this _not_ part of the install? Is this an oversite or just a
isolated incident?

> >
> > The Linksys WPC54G PCMCIA card is being configured as a network card
> > *_not_* a wireless card therefore you cannot configure the wireless
> > settings since you cannot change the card type to wireless in YaST.
> Please file this as bug.

Will do.

> > Waiting for the screen saver to kick in to see if the system still locks
> > up using the bcm43xx driver. This is a kernel issue not opensuse. Still
> > need to download the firmware from Ubuntu in order to use the card.
> Could you file a bug here as well so that we figure this out? Or does
> one exist already and no action is taken? In that case tell me,
> please...

Will do. And yes the system does lock up, not when the screensaver
starts but when screen shutdown occurs. Once I pop out the PCMCIA card
the system is active again, strange.

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

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