Phoronix: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" Alpha 5 Released
In just under two months there will be the release of Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala", but until then, there is the continual stream of new test releases. The latest test release to emerge from the Canonical camp is Ubuntu 9.10 Alpha 5...
hope they get rid of the 2 nasty bugs... one is(was maybe) mounting ntfs in kubuntu and second was to use my nokia as modem.(worked in 9.04, but not in 9.10). to bad i have a dial up connection, i cant make the necesary updates now
Edit: Well I can't install it.
GRUB2 doesn't find anything after a fresh installation on my test-notebook. It goes straight into rescue mode.
And thats really stupid:
Yeah, help my ass.
Boot problems here to but i fix this on bios/hardware side
now i make a full chance from mixed IDE/sata to only sata and now i only use the sata ports of the nforcepro3600 ,i deactivated the sil-sata controller on my mainboard, and i only use the first 128gb to boot.
Grub2 can not find the extra sil-sata controller and there boot options in the bios.
Grub in general can not handle mix of IDE and sata.
my main-board has a bios bug only boot up to 128gb.
Linux general has big problems on non standard configurations.
KK Alpha 5 sucks, imho. I cannot get it to properly run on a Thinkpad T41. I get a disk failure warning and soon after the boot, a crash that locks everything up so that I have to restart the machine. What do they say nowadays in net lingo?: epic fail?!?!?