On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 06:52:30PM +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-11-22 at 10:35 -0700, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> > Hi, Everyone:
> > Kernel upstream again had some build issues related to the "nousb"
> > parameter (it's being switched to core_param() API now). This got me
> > wondering if it's still useful now that we have kernels unified for
> > installation and normal work. It was introduced initially to work
> > around the issues with the crippled i386 kernel. So, the question:
> > does anyone still use "nousb"? If yes, please let me know.
> Yes, I am.
And me - on boxes with buggy BIOS SMM.
> > I can just fix something in ACPI table parsing for you. My goal is
> > to drop "nousb" in Fedora 11.
> <sigh/> another nail in Fedora's coffin on low end platforms?
And some high end ones where you need a BIOS upgrade and it isn't ACPI
My low end ones are all fine with USB
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