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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.

Jeff


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