fedora 11 worst then ever release
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Sun Jul 26 01:40:58 UTC 2009
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2009 08:30:03 +0800
From: solarflow99 at gmail.com
To: MathStuf at gmail.com; fedora-list at redhat.com
Subject: Re: fedora 11 worst then ever release
On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 12:23 AM, Ben Boeckel wrote:
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Farkas Levente wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 5:41 PM, Alan Cox
>> "all of my system has a wrong openssl version"
>> all these symptoms sound like your upgrade went horribly
wrong. I've seen
>> preupgrade mash up a box by half upgrading like that. It's
the main reason
>> I don't think preupgrade is actually safe to use yet.
> i use fedora install dvd in this case! if it's do a half
upgrade then it's
> also the bug of the installer.
>> "i already install f11 yum show 2069 packages to update!!!
just one month
>> after the release! my system consist of 2059"
>> In other words your box didn't update to F11 in the first
place, it just
>> updated a few things and exploded, which is what it tends to
do. You were
>> basically running FC10 and a few random bits of FC11.
> as i wrote i use fedora install dvd! if it's jusr updated a
few things then
> it's also the bug of the installer.
This is a problem with the DVD that is hard to solve. Fully
updated F10 is newer than F11 was when the DVD was spun
(especially when the DVD is a month old)...so not everything got
updated. There was a thread on it earlier on this list. It
either breaks other things to fix or the DVD is just broken to
update from after X days of release.
so you're not the only one with F11 problems, I cant even install it, the bug isn't being looked at either, there nothing I can do.
I have watched this thread for a couple of days, and finally decided to throw
in my $.02's worth.
1. I had absolutely NO problems with F11's installation.
2. I did have a problem with the fact that the Kernel does not enable support
the Ralink 28xx chipset. I had to recompile the source and enabled it myself.
However, even eith latest kernel, 188.8.131.52-213.fc11.i586, it is still not
enabled, and had to repeat the process of rebuilding it from source.
That is a huge drag!
3. Audio in 184.108.40.206-213.fc11.i586 stopped working. I had no problems with the
audio in kernel 220.127.116.11-191.fc11.i586. What the hell did they do to break
the audio in this latest kernel update?
4. Oh yes... rebuilding from source:
My laptop is an AMD Athlon64 (2.2 GHz, 2GB Ram) and 6GB of swap.
Building the kernel from source takes HOURES!!!
I started the build at almost 1 pm, and now it is 5:39 pm, and it still has
a long way to go:
$ ps -ef | grep 'make all'
mk 1889 30589 0 12:57 pts/3 00:00:00 make all modules
This is the last line I just grabbed from the build window:
CC [M] sound/core/seq/seq_fifo.o
I have never experienced kernel building that took so many hours.
How many needdless and unneccessary subsystems/modules are configured by
to be built default??
I saw so many other posts of user's problems with audio, video, and other
issues, which are never resolved from release to the next release. It seems
that the fedora dev team is more interested in testing new features on the
guinea pig user community. Perhaps that is exactly whet fedora is all
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