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Koozali SME v10 Alpha 5 - coming soon, we hope!

Offline warren

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Re: Koozali SME v10 Alpha 5 - coming soon, we hope!
« Reply #15 on: July 03, 2020, 06:12:35 PM »
Just finished testing install of SMe10 Alpha5 on following  hardware :
1. hardware installed :
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU     E7400  @ 2.80GHz
RAM 4GB

2. HD 1x 160GB
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Model Family:     Seagate Barracuda 7200.10


Was bit slow , ( i was using a usb2 Sandisk ) the whole install took 20 minutes. No Errors , finished setup, configured as server only, Internet connection test was ok.

Did a second test on more modern hardware :
1. core i3-7100 3.9Ghz
RAM 8GB DDR4

Hard Disk :WesternDigital :320GB -WD3200BEVT


also installed fine, configured as server-only, internet test connection passed.

I used balenaEtcher ( https://www.balena.io/etcher/?ref=etcher_footer ) to write the iso to usb disk.

Offline TerryF

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Re: Koozali SME v10 Alpha 5 - coming soon, we hope!
« Reply #16 on: July 03, 2020, 06:42:47 PM »
Just finished a net install, which worked without any real problems (apart from having to turn the primary ethernet port on when the installer first started). Took a while and caused me a bit of confusion when it said that the root user was disabled - forgot about the first reboot setup that SME normally performs.

I'll have a play with that in the next few days. I've also got a Turion-based HP microserver which I use for testing purposes, so I'll see what I can get out of the full install iso on it. It doesn' t have any sort of optical drive, so I'll rewrite the iso to another flash drive and see what it does on that hardware. It also has only one ethernet port and is a royal pain to install a pci-e card, so it will be a stand-alone server at best...

Winners are grinners, go as hard as you like, all and any info helps, some of the  people who do know their way around a bit of code :-) have had to return to the their labours to keep roofs and food on the table :-) they will catch up when time permits, so if it seems to get a little quiet its not because ppl aren't working on it, some of us are still beavering away in the back room, looking for things for the them to fix etc
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Offline TerryF

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Re: Koozali SME v10 Alpha 5 - coming soon, we hope!
« Reply #17 on: July 03, 2020, 06:44:41 PM »
Just finished testing install of SMe10 Alpha5 on following  hardware :

Thanks Warren, added to notes for future reference..go the wallabies :-) dunno when though
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Offline TerryF

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Re: Koozali SME v10 Alpha 5 - coming soon, we hope!
« Reply #18 on: July 06, 2020, 09:57:19 AM »
re random fails during the install of SME10, it would be most helpful if anyone who can try an install using USB or DVD in different hardware, it is appearing as not so much a straight compatability issue as "definitivelly there is some i/o requirements with the installer" so if you can try USB 2 and 3, sata vers, HDs slow and fast :-)  SSD if you have any lying around :-)

A lot I know, if you have any old or even better new hardware free to give it a run and lets us know here the details it will be a more than helpful exercise..

Thanks
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Offline TerryF

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Re: Koozali SME v10 Alpha 5 - coming soon, we hope!
« Reply #19 on: July 11, 2020, 02:13:12 PM »
The A4 iso dropped into text mode when from the install menu you select  Troubleshooting - > Install Koozali SME Server10 in basic graphics mode..  The A5 iso drops to the lowest graphics mode the system will take and does not go as far as the A4 iso and enter text mode.

If you need to enter text mode to install because your hardware wont play with the current graphics side of the installer simpley press tab and add the word - text - to the end of the line of options, thats it, the text installer will now start to do the install.

I beleive this behaviour is intended and hardware drivers etc have been configed by upstream as seen.
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