Opensuse only boots on default

:slight_smile: Once again thank you, I’m going to work like this until the end of the week, then I’ll reinstall, if anything comes to mind let me know.


" the ones ho seek, shall never stop seeking until they find it"

Smartctrl will show the smart info for a drive. smart should auto remove bad blocks but there is a limit of spare blocks on a given device so if you see bad blocks the drive is bad and should be replaced. Also most manufacturers have utilities on there sites to scan disks

for more info on smartctrl

man smartctrl

for the manual pages

If you had this non PAE laptop what linux os would you go for, oh and you are a teacher/reasearcher:

Hp pavillion zt 3000
1.7 GHz Intel
2 gb Ram
ATI Radeon 9200


Have you tried Mint 13 Mate