[sf-lug] fun with computers
tom at greenleaftech.net
Thu Mar 27 14:27:36 PDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-03-27 at 14:16 -0700, Kristian Erik Hermansen wrote:
> Imho, mandriva is not a real distro.
Care to qualify that? Doesn't seem to helpful for Bobbie's situation...
> 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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