[SATLUG] 2 machines, same image, different result.
Enrique Sanchez Vela
esanchezvela at yahoo.com
Sat May 3 16:31:58 CDT 2008
--- On Fri, 5/2/08, Don Crowder <donguitar at gmail.com> wrote:
> The only hardware failure I can envision would be in the
> video card and
> even that seems iffy.
> I think I'd get the kids to back up any personal data
> they want to keep
> to thumb drives (external HDD or CD) and do fresh
> installations of
> Ubuntu 8.04. It is, after all, a long term support (LTS)
> release and
> most of the reviews I've seen have been very favorable.
> I suppose you
> could upgrade the "good" machine via synaptic and
> just do a fresh
> install on the "bad" machine but my experiences
> with online distro
> updates haven't been good. Where possible I like to
> start fresh but
> maybe I'm just a paranoid. :)
> Don Crowder
thnx for looking at this, the hw issue might be a good point as it fails miserably just the same in FC6/7 as in Ubuntu...
how can I test?
btw.. when I said the images were identical, I couldn't be lying any more, I ran a test with dkpg --list on both pcs and the output is so different that it scares me.
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