[clug-talk] Best distro for
unleashed at unleashedgamers.com
Mon Jan 24 12:33:36 PST 2005
Niels Voll wrote:
> * if I recall correctly, for some distro (I think it was SuSE 9.x), I
> had troubles running the installer when the screen resolution was more
> than 1024x768.. Once I brought it down to that size, it seemed to
> start working, and I could change the resolution after the install.
This was not the problem.
> * some distro(s) didn't boot for me when I had a certain file system
> (may have been ReiserFS based software RAID 0 already sitting on hard
> disk. (It may have been one or more of the Debian offshoots (Ubuntu
> and/or Mepis, which complained about that).
This might have been the problem with Suse and debian.
> * you can get Promise RAID drivers to load of CD ROM in SuSE and
> Fedora (rather than Floppy) - HOWEVER: the Promise RAID drivers only
> seem to work with very specific versions of SuSE and Red Hat. You may
> be better off, to stay with software RAID on your hardware. The Linux
> support of Promise has been a long standing battle; too bad, since
> their hardware is often easier / cheaper to get.
The thing is i need a floppy drive to setup the hardware raid. the
software raid is working with the current fedora install.
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