On Fri, 29 Feb 2008 01:53:11 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote: > Beartooth Sciurivore wrote: >> Having bought an ASUS EeePC (4 GB version), I soon discovered its >> native OS, Xandros, far more Windowy than I could stomach. So I tried >> several others, and had various troubles. >> >> Having eventually discovered the Redhat Magazine discussion, >> entitled "Fedora + Eee PC = Eeedora" -- which is at http:// >> www.redhatmagazine.com/2008/02/14/fedora-eee-pc-eeedora/#comment-55444 >> -- I of course tried F8. >> >> At present both F8 and Puppy 3.01eee are installed, booting, and >> running; but only the Puppy (from a USB stick, fwiw) can connect to the >> Net. Fedora fails, both wirelessly and with an ethernet cable. >> >> To judge from much discussion of these and other attempts, the >> likeliest problem seems to be drivers, for eth0 and ath0. >> >> Compiling is beyond me. Does anyone know if any pre-compiled >> drivers for F8 for this machine are available anywhere? > > Have you tried eeedora? > > http://wiki.eeeuser.com/howto:eeedora > > Rahul Among others, yes. Debian, Ubuntu, several Puppies, etc., etc. -- to where they're a blur now. All except F8 and the pup I mentioned have had difficulties I couldn't overcome; but all I remember of EeeDora was that it was of course the first -- not why I gave it up. I'll try it again if I have to -- or maybe just connect an external CD drive to the EeePC yet again, put the eedora CD into it, and somehow copy a driver from eedora into fedora?? These installs do get tedious -- and I *like* Fedora, just the way it is ... -- Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Evangelist Fedora 8; Ubuntu 7.10; CentOS 5.1; Alpine 1.0, Pan 0.132; Privoxy 3.0.6 Remember I know little (precious little!) of what I am talking about.