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Re: [opensuse] Upgrade from 10.1 to 11.1
  • From: Roger Oberholtzer <roger@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 10:11:15 +0100
  • Message-id: <1233047475.19645.10.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 12:24 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
On 2009/01/26 17:31 (GMT+0100) Roger Oberholtzer composed:

Has anyone done this specific upgrade of openSUSE? If so, any pitfalls?
I am hoping to avoid having to do a new install on this type of machine.

Not an answer, but are you aware of the panoply of reported problems in 11.1?
You might want to consider asking about upgrade to 11.0 instead, depending on
your hardware (especially video) and/or configuration (simple vs multidisk vs

I have no issues with 11.1 for my use. I have no need of fancy video or
RAID. It is a 'simple' KDE3 desktop I am after. I now use 11.1 as my
work desktop and have no known issues. YMMV, of course.

Roger Oberholtzer

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