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Old 06-20-2010, 12:01 PM   #196
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The 2.6.33.x kernel was kept in Slackware 13.1 because it works with some devices that are not supported by the 2.6.32.x kernels (at least some netbook network cards), as well working better with our X.Org for Ati cards in particular.

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I am happy that Slackware 13.1 ships with the 2.6.33.x kernel as it supports the network card on this Toshiba NB200 netbook.
 
Old 06-20-2010, 02:06 PM   #197
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When checking disks while formatting during installation would be nice to have some kind of output, percentage or something like that so I'd know after hour of waiting if my computer blocked or it's just really really slow.
 
Old 06-20-2010, 03:25 PM   #198
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When checking disks while formatting during installation would be nice to have some kind of output, percentage or something like that so I'd know after hour of waiting if my computer blocked or it's just really really slow.
Just switch to console 4 (Alt-F4) where the output of the formatting process is being redirected.

Eric
 
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Old 06-20-2010, 08:28 PM   #199
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The kernel 2.6.33.4. Why not chosen kernel 2.6.32.15 ?( long term support )
If anyone's interested I built and am running the 2.6.32.15 with no problems that I can tell on 13.1. I just used a my custom .config from 2.6.33.3. I couldn't find a version of the config-generic-2.6.32.5 from a few months ago.
 
Old 06-21-2010, 12:21 AM   #200
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I am my Slackware's dependency-checking manager, a very reliable one.
Wow! That means yoy're an expert in Linux. Plz tell me how to be that. Thanks.
 
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Old 06-21-2010, 06:52 AM   #201
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Wow! That means yoy're an expert in Linux. Plz tell me how to be that. Thanks.
No, I'm not an expert, but I can read.
 
Old 06-21-2010, 06:59 AM   #202
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No, I'm not an expert, but I can read.
You must be an expert reader.
 
Old 06-21-2010, 07:06 AM   #203
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You must be an expert reader.
Yeah, I'll confess. I am. All false modesty aside. It's taken over 60 years, but I've achieved it.
 
Old 06-21-2010, 12:01 PM   #204
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Almost everyone knows that the more you know the more you realise you really don,t know... !
 
Old 06-21-2010, 12:59 PM   #205
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Post something that you do not like about slackware or it should change from slackware.
If there are things you don't like in Slackware there are two options:

- you fix it
- you install Windows 7

When will the other threads get started? Post something you dislike about [debian ubuntu redhat fedora puppy dsl vista xp 7 dos obama wilders foodprices]
 
Old 06-21-2010, 01:27 PM   #206
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If there are things you don't like in Slackware there are two options:

- you fix it
- you install Windows 7

When will the other threads get started? Post something you dislike about [debian ubuntu redhat fedora puppy dsl vista xp 7 dos obama wilders foodprices]
OK, sure, let's pretend everything is perfect so if there are things that can be improved in the distro, they will never be! yay!! ... wait, what?
 
Old 06-21-2010, 01:37 PM   #207
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Hi,

I must agree, that to post something to which will lead to improvement is very important.

 
Old 06-21-2010, 03:12 PM   #208
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I take back what I said before. It's very easy to upgrade Slackware now that I read more. I paid close attention to UPGRADE.txt and CHANGES_AND_HINTS.txt and it went very very smoothly and was very easy. I was just using FreeBSD and upgrading it is MUCH more complex and time-consuming.
 
Old 06-21-2010, 08:11 PM   #209
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I was just using FreeBSD and upgrading it is MUCH more complex and time-consuming.
Agreed. Upgrading/maintaining Slackware is a delight. FreeBSD is a nice system(ran it for years), but, nothing tops Slackware for me.
 
Old 06-29-2010, 12:34 PM   #210
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And here's another thing I don't like: Intel integrated graphics support, it's either buggy or does not work at all. I'm very sorry to say this, because I wish it would work better, but it needs improvement.
More details:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...cks-up-815558/
 
  


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