[Sugar-devel] [SoaS] SOAS
quozl at laptop.org
Tue Sep 8 22:47:09 EDT 2015
No, only that version. If you go to a previous version it won't
suffer from the same fault.
On Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 01:30:35PM +1100, David Leeming wrote:
> Hi James,
> Well whatever it is, it highlights some practical experience of trying to
> use SOAS, with blunders and all. It needs to be used by people with
> technical and troubleshooting skills.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: quozl at laptop.org [mailto:quozl at laptop.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, 9 September 2015 1:00 p.m.
> To: David Leeming
> Cc: soas at lists.sugarlabs.org; sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org
> Subject: Re: [Sugar-devel] [SoaS] SOAS
> Inline quoted reply.
> On Wed, Sep 09, 2015 at 12:46:37PM +1100, David Leeming wrote:
> > Well my old Toshiba laptop for instance, a Qosmio i7, a few years
> > old but was a $2000 laptop when new. On this I can't boot and run
> > SOAS. It never completes booting, you go through the name, colour,
> > gender, school grade but then it just shows the blank screen with
> > only the mouse cursor screen never getting as far as the Sugar Home
> > View..
> Isn't that bug #1240354 that we've all been talking about on
> sugar-devel@? If so, it has nothing to do with hardware
> compatibility, you've just imagined it has. ;-)
> Try Fedora or 32-bit build instead?
> > Tested on a few of these - Lenovo Q190 desktop computer - using the
> > 32 bit or 64 bit version that worked (can't remember but we tried
> > both), it boots OK but freezes after starting a few
> > activities. Could that be the activity rather than the OS?
> Sounds like you tried a 32-bit build?
> > As I said, on a very old Asus EEE PC 1005H model, it works very
> > reliably every time.
> Isn't that a 32-bit system? (N270 lacks Intel 64 feature).
> > Could it be the LinuxLive USB Creator installer that is to blame?
> Not likely given available information.
> James Cameron
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