LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions
User Name
Password
Linux - Distributions This forum is for Distribution specific questions.
Red Hat, Slackware, Debian, Novell, LFS, Mandriva, Ubuntu, Fedora - the list goes on and on... Note: An (*) indicates there is no official participation from that distribution here at LQ.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-06-2004, 05:06 AM   #1
1kyle
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: 'Ol Blighty
Distribution: SLED 10, SUSE 10.3
Posts: 722

Rep: Reputation: 32
Suse 9.1 Pro Update from 9.0 Pro - experiences


This must have been about the most painless update I've ever had.

1) Save user data from /HOME
2) Re-install system as a NEW system
3) restore user /HOME directories.

Problems encountered

1) -- Sound with WINTV card -- easily fixed when you select LINE as input and select the OSS option

2) -- DVD playing --- UNINSTALL all the XINE stuff and re-install

LIBDVDCSS, LIBXINE1, W32CODEC, XINE-UI in that order from
http://cambuca.ldhs.cetuc.puc-rio.br/xine/

Don't forget after installing to turn DMA ON otherwise you'll get jerky video.
Also you might have a permission problem --works fine as root --ensure your DVD is mounted and readable.

3) OKLE DVD player I don't think this is available yet for KDE 3.2 -- doesn't matter as XINE works fine

4) Wireless networking -- I'm using the drivers from Linuxant. Didn't work until I installed the suse 9.1 fix from their site

5) User fonts etc not very good -- deleted users and KDE files and then re added them AFTER installation. Added Microsoft Truetype fonts.

6) There's a bit more choice in the screen design etc but it's fine once you've figured it all out.


Note --TIP --- if you have NVIDIA do the ONLINE update during installation if you can.


Kernel 2.6 feels nice and snappy. Am Satisfied with the whole process.
Normally updating a distro is a real pain --this one was essentially painless.

Last edited by 1kyle; 07-06-2004 at 05:10 AM.
 
Old 07-06-2004, 09:21 PM   #2
bruno buys
Senior Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Rio
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 1,509

Rep: Reputation: 46
Quite similar to my own. Xine works fine, yes. But everytime a dvd playback starts I have to tick the option "deinterlace video". Can't it be set to deinterlace by default?

Ogle is installed here in kde 3.2.2. ogle-0.9.2-ogle1
 
  


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
Is there a way to update the kernel through YOU? (SuSE 9 Pro) testforechozero SUSE / openSUSE 2 07-30-2005 05:58 PM
Suse 9.3 Pro problem update koolyce SUSE / openSUSE 2 06-09-2005 06:19 AM
[suse 9.1 pro] conflicts after update deus1 Linux - Software 1 06-02-2005 03:16 PM
Did anyone update to Gnome 2.8 in Suse 9.2 Pro? maelstrom209 SUSE / openSUSE 1 02-18-2005 04:10 AM
kernel update for suse 9.0 pro thk33 Linux - Hardware 0 11-15-2004 01:57 AM

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

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:19 AM.

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