On Fri, 26 Nov 2004, kevin lyda wrote:
> what if you get a gadget (disk, camera, phone, ???) that also has
> binary drivers? the graphics card has drivers for set X of linux
> kernel versions and the gadget has drivers for set Y of the linux
> kernel - and those sets don't intersect.
And then you buy a dongle. Now you're doing to only being able to run
the intersection of sets X, Y and Z - if they intersect at all. Then
you go buy a widget...
And you start to have funny problems, which driver is causing it?
Maybe its the interaction of two of the binary only drivers? God
knows, and only he can help you, cause the kernel people simply cant
(no source to try fix) and the vendors /wont/ ("it must be the widget
driver" from one, "must be the gadget driver" from the other).
Your wallet is your vote - dont use it to reward moronic vendors!
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