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SubjectRe: [RFC] Small PCI core patch
Jeff Garzik wrote:

>On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 06:14:56PM +0200, Avi Kivity wrote:
>>You exaggerate. Windows drivers work well enough in Windows (or so I
>>presume). One just has to implement the environment these drivers
>>expect, very carefully.
>I exaggerate nothing -- we have real world experience with ndiswrapper
>and similar software, which is exactly the same model you proposed, is
>exactly the same model that has created all sorts of technical, legal,
>and political problems.
I agree that the legal and political problems are real. I offered two
solutions to the technical problems.

However the situation with video drivers is already bad, and
deteriorating. I had to hunt on the Internet to get my recent (FC4)
distro to support my low-end embedded video (via). In the future it
looks like even that won't work.

>Dumb with a capital 'D'.
I hope you have a better solution.
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