Re: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?

From: Eric S. Raymond (
Date: Thu Jan 03 2002 - 04:12:44 EST

David Woodhouse <>:
> Not at all - that's what up2date is for. If I want something newer than the
> latest certified erratum release from some vendor with a clue, then I
> probably ought to know what I'm doing.

OK. There are enough real barriers tere. Why leave artificial ones in place?

> Making it _easier_ for Aunt Tillie to install something like 2.4.10 is not
> necessarily doing her a favour.

But making it unnecessarily harder is *certainly* not a favor.

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