Re: Breaking system configuration in stable kernels

From: Bill Davidsen (
Date: Mon Oct 15 2001 - 16:43:20 EST

On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Dan Maas wrote:

> > Microsoft has actually had two good ideas; the software floating
> > point in the FORTRAN compiler for the 8080 CP/M system (one extra bit
> > of precision) and MS-CHAP to prevent clear text passwords from passing
> > on the net. Can't think of anything else which impressed me...
> How about a 2D windowing system that doesn't whinge, wheeze, sputter, and
> choke a 1.4GHz machine when doing incredibly complex things like dragging a
> window around?

Is that supposed to be in the new version? Don't do Windows much. Or is
that with some accelerated driver which actaully does it on the video

bill davidsen <>
  CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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