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SubjectRe: 2.5.69: VIA IDE still broken
On Fri, May 09, 2003 at 12:09:10AM +0200, Felix von Leitner wrote:
> Amazing: the only hardware components in my machine that actually work
> as expected with recent Linux 2.5 kernels are the network cards, the RAM
> and the keyboard, and I had to replace a tulip card with an eepro100 for
> that. Even the CPU appears to run too hot with Linux, causing the
> system to boot spontaneously under load, and because ACPI is terminally
> broken in Linux and has been every time I tried it, I can't do much
> about it. Firewire does not like me (modprobe eth1394 -> oops), IDE
> loses interrupts (see above), my USB mouse stops working as soon as I
> plug in my USB hard disk (which works fine on my notebook and under
> Windows), using my IDE CD-R causes the machine to freeze while cdrecord
> does OTP, finalizing or eject. The nvidia graphics card takes major
> patching to work at all with X, and all of these components are
> well-known brand components from tier 1 suppliers that were chosen for
> reliability and market penetration over price. I envy people who can
> still evangelize Linux under circumstances like this. I sure as hell
> can not.

Have you filed bugs in for these issues so that the
developers can know about them to fix them?


greg k-h
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