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First look at FC2T2



Sorry for my poor English.

My hardware :
$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8366/A/7 [Apollo KT266/A/333]
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8366/A/7 [Apollo KT266/A/333 AGP]
00:05.0 Unknown mass storage controller: Triones Technologies, Inc. HPT366/368/370/370A/372 (rev 03)
00:06.0 Multimedia controller: Sigma Designs, Inc. REALmagic Hollywood Plus DVD Decoder (rev 02)
00:07.0 ATM network controller: STMicroelectronics ST70137 [Unicorn] ADSL DMT Transceiver (rev 10)
00:08.0 Multimedia audio controller: Ensoniq ES1371 [AudioPCI-97] (rev 06)
00:09.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt848 Video Capture (rev 12)
00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233 PCI to ISA Bridge
00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 10)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc 3D Rage IIC AGP (rev 7a)

My mouse is a "Generic - 3 Button Mouse (PS/2)" .

I do a fresh install of FC2T3. I have copied initrd.img and vmlinuz in
my hard drive and add :
title Fedora Core (install)
        root (hd0,0)
        kernel /vmlinuz initrd=initrd.img ramdisk_size=8192 askmethod
        initrd /initrd.img

in grub.conf

I use hard drive method to install FC2T3. The installation is done in
French. Profile workstation.

When anaconda start X11, if I move my mouse at the same time, X11 failed
with :
XIO : fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":1.0"
after 0 requests (0 know processed) with 0 events remaining.
Install exited abnormally.

Bug already filed :
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=107231

In firstboot, the keyboard is qwerty. Known bug (reopen):
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=100686
NB : Component=rhgb   Is this correct ?

Firstboot doesn't configure the display. Known bug :
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=121729

xorg-x11-truetype-fonts is not installed by default. Normal ?

Mouse not configured for gpm. Known issue :
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=114591
Product: RHEL

btw, why do we need /etc/sysconfig/gpm if gpm seams to not use it.

The sound is muted. Known bug :
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=119866

mdmpd failed to startup. Known issue :
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=117498

rhnsd is start by default. Is this useful for Fedora ?
$ chkconfig --list rhnsd
rhnsd           0:off   1:off   2:off   3:on    4:on    5:on    6:off


In /etc/X11/xorg.conf, i have :
Section "InputDevice"
[...]
        Option      "Emulate3Buttons" "yes"
EndSection

Why ? I have a "real" 3 buttons mouse.


Questions :
Where is ~/.xsession-errors ?

RFE :
Can Fedora load pcspkr module by default ?
I do this with /etc/rc.d/rc.local .

Please, add :
alias mv="mv -i"
alias cp="cp -i"
alias rm="rm -i"
in /etc/skel/.bashrc

Conclusion : Good job ! FC2T3 is far better than T2.



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