F15 BETA.TC1 experiences
bigslowfat at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 01:00:03 UTC 2011
On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 02:14, Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 10:50:56AM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 13:44 -0400, James Laska wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2011-03-30 at 13:36 -0400, Gregory Woodbury wrote:
> > > > Downloaded BETA.TC1 x86_64 DVD.iso and did an install on a VBox
> > > >
> > > > No glitches encountered during the install.
> > > >
> > > > One nit: NetworkManager isn't activated during the install so
> > > > isn't
> > > > network connected for the NTP setup dialogue.
> > >
> > > When performing a media-based (non-network) installation, networking is
> > > not enabled by default. If you perform an installation that uses a
> > > network-based package repository, networking will be enabled by
> I just did a default installation in Virtual Box, using the netboot.iso.
> One thing--I don't remember if this is a new improvement or not, but I
> find it automatically finds the server and gets the packages--I seem to
> remember I used to have to manually enter the url.
> Using network, as per what Adam says below, had my network running at
> boot. I like the default wallpaper too, nice choices.
> As it was a virtual machine (I guess that's the reason) Gnome 3 failed
> to load. I then enabled 3D acceleration in VBox and gave it the
> maximum allowable memory (128MB), and tried again. (This doesn't
> affect me in real life, where I do minimal installations and use
> openbox, but I was curious.) However, still no Gnome 3. I seem to
> remember this being a known issue--or perhaps not even considered an
> issue, that it won't work in many VMs.
About the graphics, I accidentally got a VirtualBox Guest Additions 4.0.5
(yes, it's a development build) ISO which supports Fedora 15 by fully
supporting gold release of xorg-server 1.10. It was originally posted in
vbox-users mailing list some a week ago.
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