'opensuse' Category

  • Aug

    NETDEV WATCHDOG transmit timed out, Realtek 8139

    “NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0: transmit timed out” error appears in openSUSE 10.2 Linux after updating the Realtek 8139 driver in Windows XP via Microsoft Update. Problem solved my rolling back the driver update.

  • May

    smbfs and cifs mounts, openSUSE 10.2

    I’ve always used smbmount (or mount.smbfs) when I need to mount a shared Windows folder, but when I tried it today, no luck: mount: unknown filesystem type ‘smbfs’ Figured I just needed to install the package, but YaST came up empty. Searching on the web, I find that SMB file system support is not compiled […]

  • Mar

    ZEN and YaST Updater Issues, openSUSE 10.2

    Update, Dec 07: Have successfully removed ZENworks/zmd, solving all problems described herein. See post of 12-Dec-07. My happiness with openSUSE 10.2 disappears when the Zen Updater runs. Every time it starts, does an update, restarts, etc, update-status (a compiled 64-bit executable, not a Perl or Python script) runs for 5-7 minutes with 99% cpu usage. […]

  • Feb

    Configuring Apache using YaST, openSUSE 10.2

    Configure Apache2 on openSUSE 10.2 with YaST instead of editing conf files. YaST is very efficient for initial Apache installation and for adding, enabling, and disabling server modules.

  • Feb

    Java Plugin for Firefox, AMD Athlon, openSUSE

    AMD Athlon openSUSE users get no Java Firefox plugin with the default installation. Here are instructions to install a working Firefox Java plugin combination for openSUSE 10.2 x86_64 using only YaST and “official” openSUSE repository sites.

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