[TriLUG] Credit where Credit is due
Andrew C. Oliver
acoliver at nc.rr.com
Tue Nov 27 12:31:38 EST 2001
I have to say, I've been quite impressed with RH 7.2. I was a bit
concerned at first because they had potentially evil special versions of
core things (can you tell I don't remember), but I have to say this is
seems to be the most stable, easiest to install Linux yet. (And I'm a
While I can't say its necessarily the most stable for sure just yet, for
some reason my video card (vodoo3 2000 or was it 3000?) has issues with
the 2.4.7 kernel so it can crash when certain screensavers come up.
(Hence I've disabled those at the moment), it "feels" like it (other
than that which I had trouble with when I had 2.4.7 installed...no idea
why...seems to work fine in 2.4.9+ except for 12).
They finally got my soundcard right which just elated me! Lost a few
points on the very old and documented laptop PCMCIA bug (I did report
it) but overall I have to say I'm impressed.
I'm still using the RH gnome on my laptop and even that is very usable.
(I still feel more comfortable letting the gnome developers make my
gnome distro, but thats another story).
So anyhow, kudos to RH for a really good release and distro.
(nothing like 7.0 which was in fact...yucky ;-)
www.superlinksoftware.com/consulting.jsp - software development for
www.superlinksoftware.com/cocoon/andy/resume.xml?src=tagline - got java
www.sourceforge.net/projects/poi - port of Excel format to
- fix java generics!
The avalanche has already started. It is too late for the pebbles to
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