I tried to install Fedora 8 on a new laptop with duo core 2. Could someone
point me to pros and cons of i386 vs x86_64 kernel? if this was discussed on
this list, please point me to? I have suspended this mail list for a peirod
I was asking about the diNovo Mini keyboard a while back,
and can now report that it does work under fedora 8 if
I add the magical kernel boot parameter:
Full story at: http://home.att.net/~Tom.Horsley/mini.html
Don't worry: A usbhid patch is in the works to incorporate
the above magic into the driver so the parameter will (eventually)
not be required and the touchpad will work out of the box.
Thankfully, this got it working as a USB device, so there is no
need to try and figure out how to make it automatically
connect (and stay connected) as a bluetooth device (something
which appears to be impossible with the current state of bluetooth).
I first started dabbling with Linux about three years ago. The way I ended up using Fedora was it was the first link I clicked on that worked (I think it was FC3). Since that time, I have around fifteen machines running it. All of them run FC8 except my laptop which, as of yesterday, is running the beta of FC9.
With that said, I have never seen any other version of Linux running except Fedora. What's all the hype around Ubuntu? I realize I could download an install a copy but I never really saw any reason to since FCx seems to work great.
I'm not trying to start a battle of which is better...just trying to get an idea of why its seems so popular.