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Re: too many deamons by default - F7 test 2 live cd



On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 13:39 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le Lun 19 mars 2007 13:29, Rahul Sundaram a écrit :
> > Benny Amorsen wrote:
> >>>>>>> "JB" == Josh Boyer <jwboyer jdub homelinux org> writes:
> >>
> >> JB> cpuspeed is very useful, especially in the case of a laptop which
> >> JB> several people use as their desktop. Your narrow definition of a
> >> JB> desktop is perhaps too limiting.
> >>
> >> cpuspeed really isn't optional on modern desktop machines either.
> >> Rahul Sundaram may have lots of machines with fixed clockspeeds, but
> >> that is no reason to not support newer stuff.
> >
> > There is simply no need to get personal. If hardware doesn't support it,
> > it needs to be disabled by default. Disagree?
> 
> If a large proportion of hardware supports it, and launching it for the
> rest is relatively harmless, it needs to be enabled by default.
> 
> I find it ridiculous to push network manager (which is only really needed
> for wifi users, for hardware we have free drivers for, and tends to mess
> up the system when going bad) and ask to remove cpuspeed.
There are cases where NetworkManager is used for wired connections in
addition to wireless connections.  Stateless Linux for example uses
NetworkManager exclusively to manage its network connections.

Jeff



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