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



Bill Davidsen wrote:

> 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. ;-)


Why were you worried that this alpha install of 'Fedora 11 to be' had
damaged your hardware? Have you had hardware damaged before by software
or an OS? Do you know someone that has had hardware damaged by software
or an OS?


-- 


  David


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