[sf-lug] fun with computers

Kristian Erik Hermansen kristian.hermansen at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 14:16:51 PDT 2008

Imho, mandriva is not a real distro.  I don't know how many of you
feel the same way...

On 3/27/08, bobbie sellers <bliss at california.com> wrote:
>  	Yesterday evening I tried to update KlamAV on my Mandriva 2008
> machine.  Well the install didn't have a compiler and some other
> tools in the PATH so I tried to download and install such.  Somehow
> along the way by 2100 I had managed to get the computer to a non-working
> status.  By the time I had tried a few things I was too tired to
> continue and left it on all night(no biggie).
> 	This morning after a few false starts I got the thing working
> again though the login would not recognise my password and I had to
> start doing the install again to get a new user with an easy to type
> password from whose account I could reconfigure login so that I didn't
> need a password.
> 	Now the main problem is that Mandriva refuses to see the external USB
> drives which have never been invisible before?
> 	Any hints from the knowledgeabled & skilled?
> 	And I must say I am glad to be in touch with you all again.
>     later
>     bliss -- C O C O A  Powered... (at california dot com)
> --
> bobbie sellers - (Back to Angband) Team *AMIGA & SF-LUG*
>         Your tag lines (k) were stolen! (more)
>             There is a puff of smoke!
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Kristian Erik Hermansen
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