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    SubjectRe: Updated 2.4 TODO List -- new addition WAS(test9 PCI resourcecollisions (fwd)

    On Wed, 11 Oct 2000, Mike A. Harris wrote:

    > On 10 Oct 2000, Gnea wrote:
    > >> Please add this to your list. Linux is unusable in these machines.
    > >> I have cc'ed Martin and Linus because they play in that PCI area.
    > >
    > >erm, looking at your list it says that you're using Redhat 7.0, which
    > >is known to ship with a buggy gcc, which is KNOWN to do nasty things
    > >with kernels.
    > >
    > >Linux version 2.4.0-test9-JHS1 ( (gcc
    > >version 2.96 2
    > >0000731 (Red Hat Linux 7.0)) #2 Thu Oct 5 11:59:31 EDT 2000
    > >
    > >yeah, that pretty much sums it up right there.. you may want to try
    > >something else.
    > Once again misinformation and FUD.
    > On Red Hat 7.0, use "kgcc" for kernel compilation. This is
    > really an FAQ... Instead of changing distributions, try reading
    > manuals.

    What manuals ?

    The genuine Linux kernel distribution contains its own documentation on
    how to build and configure it.

    The kgcc story looks to me like a lie from RedHat. In my opinion, they
    just don't want to recognize that they have been loose.


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