LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora
User Name
Password
Fedora This forum is for the discussion of the Fedora Project.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-07-2005, 02:46 PM   #1
Atrocity
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: Hell
Distribution: FreeBSD, Slackware
Posts: 308

Rep: Reputation: 30
core 4 (any positive??)


I have been reading through the posts about core 4 and everything seems to be really negitive, has anyone had a good expereince with core 4, I ran core 3 for a little while and it seemed ok other then it was a little slow
 
Old 07-07-2005, 04:25 PM   #2
WhatsHisName
Senior Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: /earth/usa/nj (UTC-5)
Distribution: RHL9;F1-10; CentOS4-5; DebianSarge-Squeeze
Posts: 1,151

Rep: Reputation: 46
Isnít it amazing that people donít complain about positive results?

After 5 FC4 installations, I have no serious complaints, but I see no reason for anyone who is successfully using FC3 to rush out and install FC4. What I have seen that would frustrate newbies are Grub and LVM issues, both of which you see repeatedly discussed in this forum.

Grub is just being Grub. Learn how to configure it once and it wonít bother you again. The Grub Boot Floppy/Flash Drive is your friend! The grub problems were easy to fix by doing native grub installations as is outlined in the Grub Manual ( http://www.gnu.org/software/grub/manual/grub.html ).

The main problem with LVMs is that FC4 autopartitioning uses LVMs by default, so if you donít want to use them, then you need to do manual partitioning during the FC4 installation. LVM issues are really just a matter of getting educated about managing them. The fix: read the LVM HowTo ( http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/doc...LVM-HOWTO.html ). Now that I am comfortable with LVMs, I really like them, especially the Raid/LVM combination.
 
Old 07-07-2005, 04:40 PM   #3
mkoljack
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: Chicago
Distribution: Fedora Core 4, Suse 9.3
Posts: 186

Rep: Reputation: 30
Thanks WhatsHisName

I am running FC4, SuSE 9.3, and XP on my box. I've used linux for only 7 months. I was told to just select ext3 as the file system and not to mess with LVM's right now.

That was fine then. Just like anything (GRUB is a good example--once I learned, now I can configure it and have it work with several OS). I'm going read the article you posted and maybe for FC5 or my next install I'll mess with it.

My general understanding is that it allows resizing of partitions without editing the /etc/fstab file?
 
Old 07-08-2005, 09:06 AM   #4
Michael Johnson
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2005
Location: Wagga Wagga, Australia
Posts: 262

Rep: Reputation: 30
I am using FC4 to reply. I loaded it within a week of release and have had no problems at all.
 
Old 07-08-2005, 11:23 AM   #5
reddazz
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: N. E. England
Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, Debian
Posts: 16,298

Rep: Reputation: 75
I have have used it since its release. I have not had any major show stoppers, but had a few minor glitches with selinux.
 
Old 07-08-2005, 12:31 PM   #6
Atrocity
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: Hell
Distribution: FreeBSD, Slackware
Posts: 308

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
well at least a few people are happy then, thats good I wont bother trying 4 if its not much different then 3
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
printing negative value as positive hubabuba Programming 5 05-03-2005 01:41 PM
'Chkrootkit 0.43' false positive? Mr. Gone Linux - Security 2 03-09-2004 10:16 AM
'Chkrootkit 0.43' false positive? Mr. Gone Linux - Security 0 03-08-2004 09:06 AM
Success!!! Positive story for other newbs Jason_NYC Mandriva 9 02-09-2004 08:45 AM
Positive Development: Knoppix Install Worked. rvijay Linux - Newbie 0 09-10-2003 01:33 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:41 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration