On Sat, 8 May 2004, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> Cheap and nasty hardware with dodgy drivers is the biggest problem
> with PC stability and they will take down any OS on a PC.
Right, but cheap and nasty Windows drivers wont take down the OS if
it is Linux.
> Not apologising for Microsoft, but I find it a bit annoying that
> people in the Linux community complain about Microsoft spreading
> FUD and then turn around and do the same thing.
Linux drivers tend to be better though, especially if they're
non-(experimental or obsolete) kernel tree included, the probability
of the driver being solid is pretty high. If maintained by a core
kernel driver, the probability will be close to 1.
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