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OpenSUSE 11.4 continued

Posted 06-05-2011 at 07:58 PM by TwinReverb

Today I continued with a fresh 11.4 DVD 32bit of OpenSUSE. During installation I found the option to go with a LVM encrypted (i.e. LUKS+LVM) so I went with that after deleting all partitions on the machine. (I found out after install that it chose 256bit encryption. A little overboard for a netbook, but I don't mind so much.

So I got it installed, copied stuff back over from my backup external hard drive, and proceeded.

Then the NetworkManager icon disappeared (segfault...
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Slacker installs OpenSUSE 11.4

Posted 06-05-2011 at 04:46 AM by TwinReverb

So I figured I'd try OpenSUSE 11.4 on my netbook (Asus 900A) today, and write down my experience with it as I go.

First, when booting the installer, I noticed that during the configuration phase, when partitioning my hard drive, it picked some odd options (to me), like putting root and /home on extended partitions, etc. I thought to myself, no big deal, I'll custom partition with the root size it had decided (5GB). Well /dev/sda2 was already a LUKS but I told it I wanted to start...
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