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Re: EeePC - Fedora or Ubuntu?



On Saturday 30 May 2009 19:35:20 Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Beartooth wrote:
> >> In any case, I decided to try Fedora-10, and found that much more to my
> >> liking. It actually worked better on my EeePC-4G, eg WiFi (to my
> >> surprise) worked out of the box, while eeebuntu seemed to require
> >> madwifi .
> >
> > 	I have the 701, one of the earliest smallest slowest, and have
> > been trying one distro after another. I did not get the good result with
> > F10 that others did -- some error of mine, no doubt, but I don't know
> > what.
>
> My EeePC is also a 701.
> As far as I can see, Fedora-10 runs exactly the same on this machine
> as on my other laptops.
> Is your objection to Fedora-10 itself?
> (In which case you might like Eeebuntu.)
> Or is there some problem with running Fedora-10 on this machine?
>
> If I had my time again I would probably use ext2 rather than ext3
> as I have seen some warnings against ext3 on SSDs.
> I don't know if it is possible to downgrade an existing system?
>
Worth googling for.  Since ext3 is ext2+journal it should be simple enough.

Anne
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