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MauryG5

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Re: [NEWS] Debian 11 is out
« Reply #15 on: November 26, 2021, 01:11:58 am »
Oops I didn't know anything about this friend Daniel, I'm sorry about this thing, I didn't know anything about this story ... I hope you can fix it as soon as possible given the work you do for Debian, especially for our Power!

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Re: [NEWS] Debian 11 is out
« Reply #16 on: November 29, 2021, 03:51:26 pm »

The person who wrote the character assassination claims that I am "purporting to be a Debian Developer"

If you look at his own Debian Developer profile, it says he is a non-uploading developer and he never created one package:

https://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=donald@debian.org

https://nm.debian.org/person/donald/

I started programming microprocessors when I was about 10 years old and before Debian existed. They can not prevent me from creating and publishing Debian packages.  All they are doing is stopping other people like you from using them in the most convenient manner.  In other words, they are not hurting me, they are simply sabotaging Debian.

This rogue behavior deters other people from creating packages too.  If somebody spends a weekend creating a package, nobody is going to pay them for it but if they are unlucky they will be subject to defamation.  So there is no upside but there is a very big downside.  These vendettas stop people, especially women, from doing voluntary work in any free software project.  Everybody loses in situations like this.
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https://danielpocock.com

MauryG5

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Re: [NEWS] Debian 11 is out
« Reply #17 on: November 30, 2021, 05:43:06 am »
Yes, I understand everything, do not worry, in the meantime from the whole Power community you enjoy the fullest support and respect and I believe that nobody here denies it, so do what you feel like doing and don't give a damn about these useless people!  As for Debian 11 instead, I noticed that since I boot it with Kernel 5.15.2, it is no longer crashing on boot, maybe it's a 5.12.8 problem that has something that doesn't work well with Debian 11. With Ubuntu on the other hand when I used it didn't give me any problems.  In any case, I continue to monitor it to see if it continues to start without problems, if it does then I can say that the problem lies precisely in that version of Kernel.

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Re: [NEWS] Debian 11 is out
« Reply #18 on: December 29, 2021, 05:06:29 pm »
I did a fresh install of Bullseye instead of updating my current 10.9.
As with other Debian flavors it is not really ready for prime time, but yes, it does install and run at least in the AST chip.
Some of the missing software that I use regularly has not reached the distro yet and will no doubt be along soon (ish).
For example, Midnight Commander and XFE. No hurry...10.9 is working fine.

How did you install 11? Did you need to switch over to serial console to interact with the whiptail installer?

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Re: [NEWS] Debian 11 is out
« Reply #19 on: December 30, 2021, 11:42:21 am »
Today I will attempt to do a new install with the latest Debian 11 net install iso.
I use the onboard VGA for the install as not all the AMD firmware is on the install iso.
I'll be back later to report.
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MauryG5

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Re: [NEWS] Debian 11 is out
« Reply #20 on: December 30, 2021, 01:13:13 pm »
I have a hardisk with Debian 11 installed and I use it with my AMD Radeon 5700 XT Navi 10. Obviously I had to use a more recent Kernel than the 5.10 which is by default and I also had to update the firmware to be able to use the Navi 10 but once all this is done, it works quite well under the graphics card. As a Kernel I have compiled a 5.15.2 with 4K pages.

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Re: [NEWS] Debian 11 is out
« Reply #21 on: December 30, 2021, 02:54:03 pm »
@MauryG5

Borley made his post sometime ago and have already worked out his install problem with Debian 11.
Since his list of hardware is not listed it is difficult to offer help.

I hope he is using the AST VGA for the install, and then go from there to tune system for his hardware.
I hope he replies.

And YES, the Deb 11.2 netinstall.iso works fine.
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Re: [NEWS] Debian 11 is out
« Reply #22 on: December 30, 2021, 03:27:59 pm »
I will try tomorrow myself.

MauryG5

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Re: [NEWS] Debian 11 is out
« Reply #23 on: December 31, 2021, 06:54:13 am »
Xlinder yes I know that it refers to an old post of yours but since he wrote on December 29th or 2 days ago, then I thought that his post was worth now since he wrote now and that's why I wrote my personal experience. .. If it solved perfect fine!

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Re: [NEWS] Debian 11 is out
« Reply #24 on: December 31, 2021, 09:56:30 pm »
Unfortunately, my install still isn't working even when manually setting output for tty0. I don't want to clog up this thread so here is the link to the issue for those who care to take a look.