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Re: [opensuse-project] Hardware Coverage Visibility in Release Testing
  • From: dale ritchey <mergan14846@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2009 13:36:11 -0500
  • Message-id: <4B019B9B.2010107@xxxxxxxxx>
On 11/16/2009 12:05 PM, Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier wrote:
On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 10:54 AM,
Rob OpenSuSE

<rob.opensuse.linux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

There's a Distrowatch review now, which unfortunately is one of

those "Ubuntu & Mandriva" worked, "openSUSE crashes and is

unstable" vareity. There are many who had opposite
experience, but

it would be nice to be able to rise above anecdotes and have

actuall figures.

Unfortunately, reviews do tend to be "anecdotal" since it's limited

to the hardware the reviewer has on hand.

For me, I wouldn't allow a reviewer to only test a new OS on only

netbook and an ancient system -- but, that's life.

Ars and others gave the release a good review. We have to expect

least one or two dings with each release.


I bought a new acer netbook with an aom n279 1 gig ram
went to the nearest coffee shop and had openSuse 11.2 rc1 installed with
a dd'd usb stick
within a half cup of small coffee.

presently I have 11.2 final installed and 11.3 milestone 0 up and running
using a usb keyboared and mouse and a larger 1400x900 monitor . about
the only issue I have is I cant align my monitors side by side
I can do them above and below tho. pretty minor

What I,m trying to say does this guy even know how to operate a compue

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