iMacLinux.net: Review: Yellow Dog Linux 2.2
Apr 02, 2002, 17:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Oliver Reisch)
[ Thanks to Marc
Bintener for this link. ]
"My usual work machine is a May 2001 iBook and as many iBook
users will remember, previous version of Yellow Dog Linux have been
hard to cope with on this machine, so I was eager to know whether
the situation had improved.
"So I put CD 1 into my CD drive and booted right of it. After a
few seconds, yaboot came up with a choice of install kernels. I
simply opted for the default GUI install as most users will
probably do. The graphical installation program came up without
trouble and I chose to go for a detailed, expert install.
"The installer didn't change much since YDL 2.1. It's simple but
robust and very intuitive. Users shouldn't find any problems going
through the install process, although they will have to specify a
series of options, such as the keyboard layout, time zone, and so
on. One new option I noticed was the ability to enable accelerated
graphics for the XFree 4.2 UI server. This will come in handy for
all those that need more graphics power for OpenGL..."