FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
» Video Reviews

» Linux Archive

Linux-archive is a website aiming to archive linux email lists and to make them easily accessible for linux users/developers.

» Sponsor

» Partners

» Sponsor

Go Back   Linux Archive > ArchLinux > ArchLinux General Discussion

LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-21-2010, 11:44 PM
"David C. Rankin"
Default Kudos to the Arch devs!


As mentioned earlier, after my HD tanked, I did my first Gnome only install
using the Arch 2010-05 install media. Except for my FU forgetting mkswap, the
install is picture perfect. Further, since the radeon/dri/mesa modules are
mature enough that they handle gpu downclocking during idle clock ticks, there
is no further reason to hang onto the fglrx driver and limp suse 11.0 along on
my laptops.

Gnome 2.30 is near perfect, the packaging is, from what I can tell so far,
perfect, and a simple 'rsync -au otherbox:/var/cache/pacman/pkg
/var/cache/pacman' seals the deal.

Great Job Devs. That brings my total Arch installs to 7, including my 2 primary
servers. Arch has nailed what a distro should be and that's something worth
jealously guarding against the pressures of change ;-)

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.
Rankin Law Firm, PLLC
510 Ochiltree Street
Nacogdoches, Texas 75961
Telephone: (936) 715-9333
Facsimile: (936) 715-9339

Thread Tools

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:32 PM.

VBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2007, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright 2007 - 2008, www.linux-archive.org