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Re: Here are some of my ideas for Fedora 8 and Fedora 9



on 7/5/2007 6:26 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
> David Boles wrote:
>> on 7/5/2007 5:59 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
>>> David Boles wrote:
>>>
>>>> You talkin' ta me Les?  ;-)  Probably not.  <sigh>
>>>>
>>>> First, before the speech. You mentioned nVidia by name. So here is a
>>>> 'readme" for those that are interested. It is about 9 months old but it
>>>> just goes to show what closed source software can do for you.
>>>>
>>>> http://kerneltrap.org/node/7228
>>> Not only is rather old....but the bug is fixed.  Checking nVidia's change log...
>>>
>>> 2006-10-19 version 1.0-8776
>>>
>>>     * Fixed Security Advisory R7-0025.
>>>
>>> So, the bug report is dated Oct 16, 2006 and fixed on Oct 19, 2006.
>>>
>>> Or, maybe that is what you wanted to point out?  I've not really been
>>> reading this thread.
>> Did you read the whole post? You <sniped> the import part. I know it was
>> long.  ;-)
> 
> No, I was kind of bored with the whole thing.  ;-)

Yeah. Me too. I was hoping a long crappy post would kill it. I'll stop if
you will.  ;-)

>> That part, about NVida, was put in just to show that a Newbie that can't
>> figure out how to do this in the first place sure as heck will not know
>> how to fix it.
> 
> That's good.
> 
> I put my $.02 in (relevant or not) just to point out that the closed source
> folks do fix reported problems in a timely manner.  ;-)

NVidia is pretty good about that?  You did read that article just as you
skiped my rant. Known about in 2004, maybe existed before, and fixed in
Oct 2006 does not impress me a rapid response?

I have nvidia video. Have for years. Don't use the 3D drivers. Don't need 'em.

-- 

  David

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