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SubjectRe: What is up with Redhat 7.0?
Maybe this thread should be on the redhat list not the kernel list.

Alec Smith wrote:
>
> Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 16:58:22 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Alec Smith <alec@shadowstar.net>
> To: David M. Rector <dave@clean.lanl.gov>
> Subject: Re: What is up with Redhat 7.0?
>
> Congratulations, you got further than I did. I couldn't even get that
> disaster known as RH7.0 to even install. It died with some error about not
> being able to detect free disk space after formatting the paritions... Or
> something like that. RedHack 6.2 installed fine on the same machine.
>
> I'll stick to Debian -- It might be a bit outdated at times, but Debian
> "just works." Maybe RedHat could take some hints from the Debian guys.
>
> On Fri, 29 Sep 2000, David M. Rector wrote:
>
> >
> > Has anyone tried Redhat 7.0 yet? What a mess.
> >
> > 1) It would not compile stock kernels out of the box. (ends at
> > compress.S) with a fatal error.
> >
> > 2) Trying to compile the kernel source for 2.2.16 that comes with the
> > redhat disk (which is very different than the stock 2.2.16) causes my
> > system come to a screeching halt, no messages, no errors, crashed solid.
> >
> > I have a Supermicro PIIIDME motherboard with a GeForce2 graphics card,
> > adaptec 2940UW scsi and seagate UW 9 gig scsi drive.
> >
> > Dave Rector
> > *:^)
> >
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