"At the recommendation of reader David Gurvich, as well as the
enthusiastic endorsement of "Linux Outlaws" co-host Fabian A.
Scherschel and Larry "the Free Software Guy" Cafiero, I burned my
first Fedora disc in some time and am testing Fedora 12 in the live
environment. late 2009).
"My latest foray into distro-hopping — live CD/DVDs only
at this point — is prompted by this week's total fail in
turning off kernel mode setting and getting the screen to work in
Ubuntu Lucid Alpha 3. That method (turning off kernel mode setting)
worked like so much magic in Ubuntu Lucid Alpha 2 and Sidux 2009-04
(basically Debian Sid in late 2009).
"But that hack did nothing for me in Ubuntu Lucid Alpha 3. Yes,
dear readers, I know you hate to hear me whine and complain and
would rather I file a bug report. I will do so, using my
ever-loving Launchpad account, rest assured."