[PLUG] Announcing the release of Fedora 8 (Werewolf)

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Nov 9 21:07:57 PST 2007


Vishal Rao wrote:
> On Nov 8, 2007 11:29 PM, Rahul Sundaram  wrote:
>> Go grab it
> 
> I booted the gnome live CD on my tablet this morning and it looks
> encouraging! I don't know if it's Fedora or the newer .23 kernel but
> laptop buttons and sound work better than openSUSE 10.3 or Ubuntu
> 7.10. Sound only worked on them after installing and changing some
> module parameter, and my wireless card only worked with ndiswrapper
> tinkering, even after that network manager ain't so reliable... Ubuntu
> required adding the "noapic" boot option to work, not so for openSUSE
> or Fedora...

Right. There was some work on this. Good to know it paid off well. Refer

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/8/ReleaseSummary

Esp the laptop section.

> So I'll install F8 today and hope that I can get wireless and my
> touchscreen working better here :-) I hope the fingerprint reader
> (AuthenTec AES1610) support improves in 6 months...

Yeah. Let me know how it goes.

Rahul



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