[CS-FSLUG] Ubuntu

Don Parris gnumathetes at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 16:26:15 CST 2005

On 12/7/05, Stephen J. McCracken <smccracken at hcjb.org.ec> wrote:
> > Don Parris wrote:
> >
> >
> >>>Anyone got experience with eMachines and GNU/Linux, especially Ubuntu?
> >>> Any awareness of hardware compatibility issues with eMachines' stuff?
> >>> This is for a local church.
> >>>
> > I have just tried booting a live 5.10 for 64-bit on my e-Machine and had
> > no luck yet.  Did try the nousb flag and got furthest but still run into
> > video probs.  Will have another stab at it soon enough tho.
> [snip]
> > -- Warren Sanders
> Interesting.  On my laptop (Gateway - made by Quanta) I had trouble with
> Fedora recognizing my Network card (Broadcom Gigabit).
> I tried OpenSUSE (Net install) and it didn't recognize my Network card
> or Cdrom/hdd (after booting from the CD!) -- the same thing happened
> after downloading the 5 CDs and trying a local install.
> When I tried Ubuntu (after turning off the framebuffer on the install)
> the install went well and everything seems to work well (haven't tried
> the wireless (Intel 2915abg) yet).
> sjm
> _______________________________________________

Is your box using that VIA chipset?

DC Parris GNU Evangelist
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