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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.10-ac1
On Mon, 27 Dec 2004 14:28:53 +0000, Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
> On Llu, 2004-12-27 at 01:40, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> > > Do you want to force people to disable the io-apic just because of
> > > option removal? In my case the serialized devices are a disk and a
> > > dvd-rw which is rarely used, so disabling the io-apic is a bad solution.
> > No, I want them to fix the problem - whenever it is - ide or apic code. :)
>
> Or hardware, or SMM ....
>
> There are some very complex obscure platform specific funnies that end
> up solved by serialize that I doubt anyone will get to the bottom of
> before all the worlds parallel ATA drives have turned to rust (and/or
> sand).
>
> It seems the gnome desktop disease[1] is spreading to some kernel
> people. It's all init code, its cheap and it works. Making it automated
> in more cases is great, but you'll never stamp out the need for the
> manual one even if its to do the debug to get the automated case right.
>
> Alan
>
> [1] Removing configuration features people need before (if ever)
> providing a working alternative that is automatic.

I use KDE. 8)

Sigh, nothing got removed yet...
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