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



on 7/5/2007 7:14 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:
> David Boles wrote:
> 
>>> 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.  ;-)
> 
> OK, I will...after this last one...regardless of what you may say after you
> read below.  :-)
> 
>>>> 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 read the article....but I couldn't find any evidence other than the
> article that the flaw was reported to nVidia back in 2004.  So, all that I'm
> saying is the bug, according to
> http://www.rapid7.com/advisories/R7-0025.jsp, was report in Oct 2006 and
> fixed in 2006.

Two years is quick?

>> I have nvidia video. Have for years. Don't use the 3D drivers. Don't need 'em.
> 
> Sounds like a choice.  Isn't that nice that with Linux we have that luxury?

Sure is.

Have a nice evening.

-- 

  David

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