Experimental Hoary live CD available for testing

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Sat Jan 8 20:50:08 CST 2005

On Sat, Jan 08, 2005 at 04:38:24PM -0800, Daniel Robitaille wrote:

> > Probably because the mouse device didn't exist (this was documented in my
> > original announcement).
> > 
> > Running "udevstart" before starting gdm should get it going.
> that did the trick, thanks.
> So I can now run gdm.  Since the computer only has 192mb of memory, it
> is barely usable and rather slow  (I will have to manually turn on the
> swap partition; is that planned for the final version to do during the
> boot like Knoppix would do?).

I intend to have it find and use a swap partition if one exists, yes.

> The only issue I ran into is that it doen't seem to configure my sound
> card (SB Live).

That's odd; the only issue with sound would be the same udev problem as with
the mouse (and it should have the same solution).  Note that because of
this, sound devices are unlikely to be automatically unmuted as they should.

Please let me know if you investigate further.

 - mdz

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