Re: Suse 9.2 a waste of money.............
From: Geoff F. (geoff1_at_privacy.me)
Date: Sat, 06 Nov 2004 00:14:30 +0000
On Fri, 05 Nov 2004 22:56:19 +0000, Wayne Stallwood wrote:
> q_ball_feedstop wrote:
>> Since Novell purchased Suse it has been a trip to downsville. I was
>> running 9.1, which took me the better part of 4 months to get fully
>> I wiped it and did a fresh 9.2 install. It was a disaster.
>> Wireless networking did not work no matter what I did. I could enable
>> dma for my ide devices. My HP Postscript printer, which worked fine with
>> 9.1 did not work at all.
>> My scanner did not work.
>> Open Office, opens and then closes with a segfault. Permissions are
>> screwed up for k3b and CD burning. Samba doe not work at all, I don't
>> know what they screwed up with that.
>> My scroll mouse does not scroll.
>> Sound is distorted and skips.
>> Transferring files over a network is painfully slow.
>> It just goes on and on from there.
>> Don't waste your money because a properly upgraded 9.1 is actually
>> ahead, especially with kde, than 9.2. The only thing you are getting
>> with 9.2 is more bugs.
>> Mandrake get ready cause here I come! QBFS
> Fair enough, so you are posting this here to warn us right ?
> Shall I warn the frequent posters at alt.os.linux.mandrake about your
> troll like behaviour on this list or would you prefer to take them by
> surprise ?
No need. The troll has already posted in the mandrake group, whining about
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