Proposed F18 feature: MiniDebugInfo

John Reiser jreiser at bitwagon.com
Wed May 9 19:00:15 UTC 2012


On 05/09/2012 11:46 AM, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-05-09 at 11:20 -0700, John Reiser wrote:

>> If so, then please acknowledge explicitly that Fedora would be discarding
>> some 4% of running, otherwise-capable machines (especially old laptops)
>> that can read only CD and not DVD, some 7% of working USB sticks that are
>> 512MB or less, and some 5% of working boxes that cannot boot from USB.
> 
> Those are wonderful numbers.  How ever did you arrive at them?

They're from my own laboratory of 20 boxes and 15 USB sticks accumulated
slowly and semi-regularly over the last decade or so.  That omits
6 really ancient boxes (>15 years old each) that have been discarded
along the way.

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