For the longest time, I had an intense dislike for this distro. I say dislike because I really dont hate anything
you know how much energy it takes to hate something? Just not worth it. The reason I was averse to Mepis was because every time I saw a release or read the forum it was the same thing: Rock solid!
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To say Im pleased with the results would be a gross understatement. Set up was a breeze the Mepis installer has always been ridiculously simple to use. It recognized my ethernet connection and asked if I wanted to use ndiswrapper or use the old drivers included.