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Old 01-18-2003, 09:46 PM   #1
Jason P
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Installing Mandrake 9.1 Beta2


Hello All,

I have heard that Mandrake 9.0 had a problem fetching memory with Athlon processors. I really like Mandrake and I am downloading the 9.1 beta2. Do you think the beta should work okay, just like 9.0 with all the packages and everything. It is two ISO files.

By the way I am running a Compaq Presario with AMD ATHLON XP 2000+
with 256 DDR ram and a 40 gig drive.

Mandrake 9.0 was so slow and locked up every two minutes when you would try to exit a program?

Thanks
 
Old 01-18-2003, 11:06 PM   #2
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Well the one thing that defines beta is, its beta, its in testing now, it can be buggy, for reporting bugs by people testing and developing it.

If I was you and wanted a stable OS and wasn't plan on reporting bugs, testing, etc, I would hold off until they release the stable version.

And just because 9.0 crashed all the time doesn't mean it was the software. Many run 9.0 with no problems.

Just a thought.
 
Old 01-18-2003, 11:38 PM   #3
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Thanks Tricky,

Yes I know, it reallys wasn't that it crashed it just hung up a lot exiting programs, I loved it. I like RedHat too though. I think a really nice thing about mandrake is the web browser, its the same but the fonts stay one size and do not change everytime you reopen the browser. I have tried setting the font size in RH 8.0 but does not seem to hold. That is probably something I am doing wrong too, lol.

Thanks again for the reply
 
Old 01-19-2003, 12:25 AM   #4
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Just an FYI,

Linux Mandrake 9.1 beta 2 is AWESOME.

Try it, works great.......
 
Old 02-03-2003, 06:15 PM   #5
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Where is a good download spot for it. I tried through Mandrake and it was sooooooooooo slow.
 
Old 03-04-2003, 06:31 PM   #6
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How many ISO's are there? I am downloading the obvious cd1 right now, what are the others?
 
Old 03-04-2003, 06:36 PM   #7
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Isnt beta3 out, or Release Candidate1?

News just in, RC2's out!
 
Old 03-04-2003, 06:40 PM   #8
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I know that but what are the names of the iso's?
 
Old 03-31-2003, 07:36 AM   #9
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http://www.linuxiso.org/index.php

- A great Linux Dsitribution site with a lot of mirrors for each file.
 
  


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