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  1. Tumbleweed, kernels and UEFI

    I am running opensuse Tumbleweed on my UEFI box. Yesterday, there was a kernel update. After the update, the box had several kernels:
    • 3.7.10-1.1-1 ## from installing 12.3
    • 3.8.8-3.1 ## from a Tumbleweed update
    • 3.8.9-5.1 ## also a TW update
    • 3.9.0-6.1 ## from the latest TW update

    I'm not sure why there are so many kernels. I had thought that there would be only two. But, I have the disk space, so no problem.


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  2. Creating Partitions During Install for MBR and GPT Hard Disks

    by , 03-Mar-2013 at 09:12 (James' openSUSE Bash Scripting (and other things) Blog - Your Comments are Welcome!)
    Here is some basic information and advice about creating partitions when you install openSUSE:

    Master Boot Record Partitioned Hard Disks:

    openSUSE does not want to remove anything from your system when you first try to install it and if you want the whole thing to be openSUSE, you might consider downloading the KDE LiveCD or GNOME LiveCD from Download openSUSE 12.2, boot from the LiveCD and make sure it works as you wish. Then, you can ...