F9 PreView Anaconda,XEN, Xorg Problems
jonstanley at gmail.com
Sun Apr 20 19:38:02 UTC 2008
On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 10:32 AM, David M Burgess
<davidburgess at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> I've just finished installing the Preview Release on three different
> hardware platforms.
> Big problems with them all.
> I'm installing on dual core 64 bit hardware"
> Lenovo T61p - dual core Intel
> Asus A7N-M2 - AMD M2
> Sun Ultra20 M2 - AMD Opteron
> All the boxes have 2Gig of RAM and SATA drives, each box also has a
> NVidia video card - different one in all three.
> When Anaconda gets to part where you configure the network cards eth0
> has no check mark but eth1 does and Anaconda is set to configure that by
> default. A minor problem but still wrong.
I'll check this out.
> Far more seriously XEN refuses to boot on any of the three platforms I
> even installed the 32 bit PR on the Asus box and had a similar reaction.
Xen Dom0 support is not included, nor slated to be included, in F9.
Folks that need Xen Dom0 are advised to stay with F8. For more
> When I tried to update the base PR using
> System->Administration->Add/Remove Software it took more than 40 minutes
> to return and tell me that there were no updates nor any additional
> software to install. So I installed yumex and it worked fine.
Not sure, maybe some PackageKit guys can answer this one
> The Anaconda and PackageKit problems are merely irritating, the XEN and
> X are show stoppers for us.
You didn't mention any X problems.
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