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Upgrade?  What type of upgrade did you perform, a full install or a true 
upgrade from a previous version?  Were your settings saved in a separate 

On Monday 11 July 2005 16:39, Steven W. Orr wrote:
> The problems with it are a mile long and I'm very disappointed that I
> upgraded my home machine.
> * I run Majordomo2 which is a great mailinglist manager. Not all my
>    mail is getting delivered and I'm getting messages with blank
>    bodies. No one else seems to be having this problem. I'm not sure
>    what I can do now. It could be perl, or worse, it could be gcc
>    which was used to build perl.

If no one else seems to be having this problem then the problem is probably 
not with Fedora but with the settings not being correct.

> * I have a Palm IIIc connected on a serial port. pilot-link woks ok
>    but all software that uses pilot-link (jpilot, kpilot, gnome-pilot)
>    are all unable to connect to the device. No one knows why. I
>    suspect gcc.

No one knows why?  Have you been following this list for any length of time?
A couple of recent messages had very useful information to help solve this 

> * I have a Dell Dimension 4700 at work. The upgrade went fine from
>    Core 3 to 4. Afterwards, I went to start X and it failed. The
>    xorg.conf file was identical both before and after the upgrade,
>    including after running system-config-display --configure. The fix,
>    after a team of people poured 6 hours into it was to not use the
>    VESA driver that it used before. The correct choice is to use the
>    i810 driver. The writeup for it is here:
>    https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=162699

Using drivers from previous versions often causes problems.  Many things get 
changed between version which is why I recommend a fresh install (saving all 
the /home directories as separate, unformatted partitions).

> I've had good and bad upgrade experiences before, but this is
> killing me. My home machine is my domain server and it's been pretty
> badly crippled because of the mail problems. I can still use my palm
> but it's a new experience in being crippled.
> --
> Time flies like the wind. Fruit flies like a banana. Stranger things have 
> .0. happened but none stranger than this. Does your driver's license say
> Organ ..0 Donor?Black holes are where God divided by zero. Listen to me! We
> are all- 000 individuals! What if this weren't a hypothetical question?
> steveo at syslang.net

Tom Taylor
Linux user #263467
Federal Way, WA
Iraq war: 1,752 US deaths and counting

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