I give up on Fedora 7 going back to FC6

Paul Smith phhs80 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 09:35:12 UTC 2007

On 6/9/07, Jeffrey Ross <jeff at bubble.org> wrote:
> I'm sorely disappointedly in this release, not sure where it went wrong
> but...
> I'm going back to FC6, at least it was stable.  Fedora 7 locks up the
> machine constantly.  Longest run time I've had with Fedora 7 was roughly
> 23 hrs, shortest was about 15 minutes.
> FC6 ran for weeks on end and only got restarted because I downloaded a
> new kernel it *NEVER* locked up the machine.
> Besides F7 locking the system up, I've had GNOME loose the desktop
> (Panels?) where I had all the windows but the menu bars disappeared.  Or
> I've had the menu freeze on GNOME where the application menu drops down
> and then freezes, all the other windows that are up already continue to
> work fine.
> I do plan on going back to Fedora 7, maybe wait a month or two maybe the
> kernel issues will be straightened out.

Yes, Jeff, F7 kernel is in fact buggy. However, you can install the
last FC6 kernel on F7 and  it works. Here, I am running F7 with a FC6


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