Update "fixed" 10.04
Knock on wood.
My 10.04 worked "out of the box" although there were moments I though I
would have to downgrade back to 9.04. I upgraded sooner than I normally
would have because I really wanted to get the latest digiKam (photo
I'm running 64 bits, 4 CPU, 2 screen GeForce 9500, raid1 (mdadm)
filesystems. Everything seems to work (knock on wood) scanners, webcam,
My philosophy on upgrading is to plan the retreat up front. I split up
my boot drive into multiple 50 Gig partitions. When I want to upgrade,
I duplicate my working partition onto a spare partition (using
sysrescuecd and partimage, restoring the uuid and updating grub by
hand), boot on the spare and upgrade that. if it crashes and burns, i
have my original unmolested partition (plus an image file on a usb drive).
For many years, I've also created filesystems for home, data and local
(lately on mdadm raid 1 devices). Lastly, I use NAS devices for photos
and music so they're not involved in upgrades at all. I try to keep the
minimal amount of stuff on / so switching between root partitions is as
painfree as possible (since almost all of my partitions are upgrades of
one another, /etc/passwd, /etc/fstab, /etc/hosts etc are nominally
I was getting the impression from this list that 10.04 was unusually
problematic, and wanted to communicate that this was not my experience.
Knock on wood.
On 05/11/2010 08:18 AM, Karl Larsen wrote:
> I had three basic hardware items that 10.04 would not pick up and
> make them work, until today which is May 11 2010. This morning I got
> some updates that looked like they might impact the way 10.04 works. I
> put a USB memory stick into my computer and it saw it and displayed the
> content. I put a SONY Memory Stick into my special many size stick box
> and it worked! Then put a movie in my DVD player and now that works!
> I must say this was a surprise :-)
> And a very nice surprise. I hope that todays updates fixed your problems
> too 8-)
> 10.04 is now a keeper!
> 73 Karl
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