Re: New dirty tricks in Red Hat 5.x
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 10:40:19 +0000 (UTC)
Na Wed, 20 May 2009 18:47:32 +1000, Noons napisao:
> Thanks, Mladen. Good info.
> How's Ext4 coming along? They fixed the corruption stuff yet?
Noons, I am pissed off to no end! My son graduated and needed a new
laptop for his new place of work. He needs Linux for some biological
programs like UCSF Chimera and Coot which only work on Linux. It's a
brand new HP 550 laptop, 2GB RAM, 3GHZ Intel, dual core, WiFi, DVD
burner and everything that goes. I installed F10 but soon discovered
that Intel wireless IWL3945 driver has a problem with Linux kernels
older then 2.6.30rc4
I installed 2.6.30rc5, the latest kernel at the time, to bring the
wireless card back to life. Unfortunately, F10 created Ext4 file system
which got hopelessly corrupted by 2.6.30rc5. Now, I have to redo the
entire installation from scratch. The / is hopelessly corrupted. I went
too far with the bleeding edge.
Now, I downloaded Windows drivers for Intel Wireless 3945 and will use ndiswrapper. Do not use Ext4 just yet. I will wait a few months, something like 48 or 60 months, for the next attempt. I am also considering a duplicate installation on small 20GB partition, in order to be able to retrieve the data.