kernel-libre (hopefully 100% Free) for Fedora 8 and rawhide
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at greysector.net
Tue Mar 25 18:49:12 UTC 2008
On Tuesday, 25 March 2008 at 19:37, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 12:32 PM, Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 09:08:56AM -0800, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > > On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 7:56 AM, Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > This "well my system is ok, screw everyone else" approach is what I find
> > > > so fundamentally broken in this idea. Especially as the people advocating
> > > > for this aren't those who get to deal with the fallout when users start
> > > > filing bugs.
> > > >
> > >
> > > I believe the stated goal is to package things in such a way that Alexandre
> > > can then propose a separate spin that is libre by his definition. but has
> > > the potential to carry the Fedora marks.
> > And then when people download that spin, and find their computer doesn't boot,
> > who gets the bug reports ?
> I would figure they would need to go to that spin's SIG/Committee. And
> the opening anaconda should clearly say that:
> Attempting to boot libre kernel. This will only work on hardware that
> is completely open and documented. All other hardware will be
> problematic. Contact kernel-libre at fedorahosted.org for more messages,
> and open bugs under FEDORA-LIBRE in bugzilla.fedorahosted.org.
Most people won't bother to read this or will forget this 5 minutes into
the installation process.
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