Re: Attracting newbies (Was Booting Debian/testing fails)
On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 08:30:21AM +0000, Anthony Campbell wrote:
> I've been using Debian (Sid) exclusively for 4-5 years now. However, as
> I've posted elsewhere on this list, when I bought a new Thinkpad Z61M
> last week I had a lot of problems with getting Sid to work properly. The
> wireless wasn't recognized and, more seriously, nor was the sound. I
> struggled for two days, but in spite of a lot of helpful advice from
> people here and elsewhere it still wouldn't work. I therefore tried
> Ubuntu and both wireless and sound worked out of the box.
Do you know what the differences are? Looks like a bug report is in
Don't forget to check that your /etc/apt/sources.lst entries point to
etch and not testing, otherwise you may end up with a broken system once
etch goes stable.