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    SubjectRe: SATA/IDE Dual Mode w/Intel 945 Chipset or HOW TO LIQUIFY a flash IDE chip under 2.6.18
    Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
    > No doubt part of the Wintel (intel + Microsoft) strategy to perpetually
    > break non-windows platforms with new incompatible
    > hardware like the switch over from the e1000 MT adapters to e1000 GT
    > which are not backward compatible with the older chipsets.

    I presume you mean breaking /windows/ platforms?

    As I noted, Linux often supports the hardware from the "big" hardware
    vendors before Windows does.

    They use Linux as a "rabbit" to push Microsoft into supporting
    something, with the "Linux supports it already" argument.


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