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Re: Does Fedora11-alpha contain Linux-2.6.29rc?

Antonio Olivares wrote:

--- On Mon, 2/16/09, Clemens Eisserer <linuxhippy gmail com> wrote:

From: Clemens Eisserer <linuxhippy gmail com>
Subject: Does Fedora11-alpha contain Linux-2.6.29rc?
To: "Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
Date: Monday, February 16, 2009, 9:25 AM

Does Fedora11-Alpha use RC versions of 2.6.29, or still
stick to
2.6.28 until 2.6.29 is released?
Yes, pretty much.  We are running 2.6.29rcX kernels :)
The reason I ask is that the Intel driver is horribly
broken with
2.6.28's GEM stuff, and I hope things got better until
We hope many things get better as well :) Enjoying the ride with rawhide!

Not so much, I did an alpha install and it worked really well. A few days later I did an update (with "yum upgrade") and it hung during the upgrade never to boot again in any way. No, I mean any way, no POST, no way into BIOS, dead.

I pulled the disk and cleared the MBR and partition table, still wouldn't even POST, cleared the NV memory, reflashed the BIOS, dropped back to FC10.

No complaint, I know it's alpha, but that was the most hosed system I have ever seen. At least that I was able to recover w/o replacing hardware. Shuttle with Celeron and Sis chipset, and *NO* I don't want to continue testing. ;-)

Bill Davidsen <davidsen tmr com>
  "We have more to fear from the bungling of the incompetent than from
the machinations of the wicked."  - from Slashdot

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