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Mandriva 2011.0 Errata

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The Errata for Mandriva Linux 2011 has information on known problems and, where available, how to fix, avoid or work around them.

 

1 Installation issues

1.1 On some machines Mandriva Desktop 2011 may freezes during install

1.2 Installation from a flash drive

1.3 Unused locales and drivers aren't removed during and after the installation of Mandriva Linux 2011

1.4 Upgrade process in Mandriva Linux Powerpack 2011 from previous version

 

2 Kernel issues

2.1 In official Mandriva releases the current kernel (2.6.38.7) haven't the proper support of IDE (PATA) devices

2.2 Since Kernel 2.6.39, all kernel-*-latest packages are no more needed

2.3 The system doesn't boot after update to the kernel 2.6.39.4

 

3 Hardware issues

3.1 New video driver for the Nvidia chipsets doesn't work with some of them

3.2 On some ATI GPU system starts with a black screen

3.3 Internal drive (usually Windows NTFS) not mount automatically and need password with open by user

3.4 Unable to mount a DVD or CD discs in Mandriva Linux Powerpack 2011

 

4 Upgrade issues

4.1 When upgrading/updating an x86_64 system using urpmi.removemedia -a ; urpmi.addmedia --distrib RPM update 64bits packages libraries with 32bits one.

 

5 Software issues

5.1 Alsamixer doesn't save settings on every boot if PulseAudio is disabled

5.2 Drakguard and drakguard-policy packages are replace each other during the update via urpmi --auto-update

5.3 CD-ROM in Dolphin ejects and immediately closes

5.4 Clementine still uses 100% CPU after it is closed

5.5 RPM-DataBase could not be open sometimes

5.6 Incorrect access rights to certain files in the home directory

5.7 Dropbox GUI does not work

5.8 Window of gtk programs running in KDE4 session will be resized if push left click mouse on space in menu bar

5.9 The tool "Configure 3D Desktop effects" was removed from Mandriva Control Center

5.10 Error opening the Flash player plugin settings from site adobe.com in the KDE4 System Settings

5.11 KDM default ROSA theme issue

5.12 Error: "Main media is not availiable" in Mandriva Linux Powerpack 2011

 

6 Powerpack release (These are mostly issues reported on the Mandriva Expert channel)

6.1 amd74xx

6.2 Network

6.3 PAE error

6.4 Cannot connect via ssh (passwordless)

6.5 Thunderbird always using Opera Browser

 

[updated 14 March 2012]

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1 Installation issues

1.1 On some machines Mandriva Desktop 2011 may freezes during install

 

2 Kernel issues

2.1 In official Mandriva releases the current kernel (2.6.38.7) haven't the proper support of IDE (PATA) devices

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5 Software issues

5.2 Drakguard and drakguard-policy packages are replace each other during the update via urpmi --auto-update

Not sure what this means, but the solution is here.

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4 Upgrade/Update issues

4.1 When upgrading/updating an x86_64 system using urpmi.removemedia -a ; urpmi.addmedia --distrib RPM update 64bits packages libraries with 32bits one.

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3 Hardware issues

3.4 Unable to mount a DVD or CD discs in Mandriva Linux Powerpack 2011

 

5 Software issues

5.9 The tool "Configure 3D Desktop effects" was removed from Mandriva Control Center

5.10 Error opening the Flash player plugin settings from site adobe.com in the KDE4 System Settings

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2 Kernel issues

2.3 The system doesn't boot after update to the kernel 2.6.39.4

 

5 Software issues

5.11 KDM default ROSA theme issue

 

6 Powerpack release (These are mostly issues reported on the Mandriva Expert channel)

6.6 Cannot connect via ssh (passwordless)

6.7 Thunderbird always using Opera Browser

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