[Mageia-dev] Installing Beta 1

David W. Hodgins davidwhodgins at gmail.com
Mon Dec 24 01:56:33 CET 2012

On Sun, 23 Dec 2012 18:04:38 -0500, Thomas Spuhler <thomas at btspuhler.com> wrote:

> I installed (and tried to) Beta 1 on a vbox
> I created a brand new HDD and installed Beta2 from the DVD (64bit)
> Everything went smooth
> I did not install the optional upgrades
> I rebooted the system and did not get the login screen, but was able to login in a shell
> I did a startx, got a flash of the X windows, but it die immediately. I couldn't find anything
> suspicious in the log.
> I then started all over and added the optional upgrades.
> Everything went fine this time and I have a shiny system.
> Only one little oddy, it installed the desktop-kernel AND the server-kenrel

What did you select during the install?

I just did a kde (using default package group selections) install using the
64 bit beta 1 dvd, without installing updates, and it worked ok.

Regards, Dave Hodgins

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