[CentOS] 5.3 on an EeePC??

David M Lemcoe Jr. forum at lemcoe.com
Mon Apr 27 21:18:06 UTC 2009


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Beartooth wrote:
>     I have an ASUS EeePC 701 (with 2GB of RAM and an 8 GB card), on
> which I've installed CentOS on the hard-drive-plus-card. But it can't
> even use my eth0.
>
>    Some one on a local LUG, where I had mentioned that other OSs did fine
> with all the same exact hardware, suggested that CentOS, being designed
> for stability rather than the bleeding edge, likely lacks drivers; so I
> need to get some.
>
>    Anybody know what drivers (for wireless as well as ethernet cable) I
> need, and how/where to get ones to fit CentOS??
>
I'm sure it's possible, but unless you plan not to use X, you won't
have that much space left to work with! And CentOS needs a bit of RAM
to perform well anyway.

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