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Oct 16, 2009, 14:02 (38 Talkback[s])


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"Now that Karmic is coming Eee users are looking forward to having 2 Radio Kill devices for Bluetooth, and 2 for WIFI. Yes, this is in a production released kernel, yes, the interfaces are provided by different modules (eeepc-laptop exposes them as do the driver modules), yes their naming and function is of course not named using a reasonably grep-able syntax, and yes they do actually work differently somehow.

"Not only that, but you also get to look forward to even more bugs in the Intel drivers like the one causing xrandr to report success even when it does nothing, or the super awesome kernel mode setting bug that leaves many Eee 900 users with nothing but a blank screen at startup. This is real PROGRESS people!

"Try for yourself. Run these two commands on Jaunty and Karmic. If you have the Intel driver you should see nothing happen in Karmic with the first command, and both commands work in Jaunty (note: Change LVDS to LVDS1 for it to work in Karmic, but then it doesn't work in Jaunty, but the point is WHY DOES IT RETURN 0!)."

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