F8 says my video controller sucks.
bmobile40 at bellsouth.net
Fri Nov 9 05:27:41 UTC 2007
And a crappy day to you too.
On Fri, 2007-11-09 at 14:06 +0900, John Summerfield wrote:
> Jimmy Bradley wrote:
> > Well, I downloaded the F8 live cd, and burned it to a
> > cd,everything went fine until it got to my video controller, and then f8
> > said it couldn't recognize my video controller. Funny, F7 had no
> > problems with it. I don't know about anyone else on this list, but I've
> > been seeing this same sort of problem on other machines running other
> > distros. Ubuntu 7.10 doesn't like the video controller, and 7.04 didn't
> > like the ethernet or wireless card. Mandriva 2008 also doesn't like the
> > video card.
> > What I don't understand is, if you supported a piece of hardware
> > in one version, why don't you support it in your new version. I could
> > understand it if I was running old hardware, but it's all only about 2
> > or 3 years old.
> > I guess for now I'll keep running F7 on that machine, until I get a
> > new video card for it,the other machines, I've changed distros on them.
> > So far, the only distro that I haven't had this problem with
> > yet(knock on wood) is Cent OS, but who knows, that may change with
> > version 6.
> > Jim
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