[maemo-users] WiFi borked after update

From: Denis Dimick dgdimick at gmail.com
Date: Mon Oct 6 23:55:58 EEST 2008
While I'm not sure I'm in Red Pill Mode, I did my update from the command
line over SSH; a really STUPID ting to do.

I did reboot my system last night after doing the upgrade on Sat, and all of
a sudden everything looks like it works. There where a number of 3rd party
apps that needed to be upgraded, but everything is now working fine.



On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 2:42 AM, Ryan Abel <rabelg5 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Oct 6, 2008, at 4:04 AM, Marius Vollmer wrote:
> > I have already changed the defaults of red-pill mode to be 'safer':
> > "Show all packages" and "Show magic:sys" are now off by default.
> Oh thank god! That makes my troubleshooting life so much easier. Three
> cheers for Marius!
> > Ah, no, just stay out of red-pill mode for updates.  They might take
> > some time, but they should not need any baby-sitting.  It should be
> > one
> > big download followed by one big installation and a clean reboot.
> At some point, Red Pill mode became some sort of magical fix-all snake
> oil that everybody and his brother recommended for every problem.
> Predictably and unfortunately, most of the people who ended following
> these recommendations are exactly the people who shouldn't have.
> The folks on the front lines of community troubleshooting support have
> done their best to try to stop its usage as a magic bullet, but a lot
> of people seem to ignore the advice against using it.
> To anybody reading using Red Pill mode, please don't. If you aren't
> absolutely positive of what it's going to do, then you're just going
> to get yourself in trouble. You don't need it and you don't want it,
> so don't use it.
> --
> Ryan Abel
> Maemo Community Council chair
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