Fedora 19 status is ALIVE, GA on July 02, 2013

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Fri Jun 28 17:39:15 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 6:33 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-06-28 at 13:31 -0400, Stephen Gallagher wrote:
>> On 06/28/2013 01:24 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> > On Fri, 2013-06-28 at 13:19 -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
>> >> On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 1:13 PM, Adam Williamson
>> >> <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
>> >>> There is another 'workaround' you haven't considered: we can
>> >>> simply build an updates.img that fixes the issue (or works
>> >>> around it, by ditching the commit from 19.13.10 that apparently
>> >>> broke this case), and link to that from the common bugs page
>> >>> and the bug itself.
>> >>
>> >> I asked Matthew and Brian about that earlier.  It can be done,
>> >> but most Macs don't have working wireless until after install
>> >> because b43 and sucky firmware.  So any updates.img would likely
>> >> need to be stuck on a USB key.  Something to keep in mind if it
>> >> gets written up for common bugs.
>> >
>> > Yee, I just _love_ me some Macs. Thanks; I'll take that into
>> > account for commonbugs. When did Macs stop having ethernet ports?
>> When the MacBook Air became the flagship Mac.
> It was a genuine question, not a rhetorical 'OMG how can they not have
> ethernet?!?' one - I was hoping for some specifics. It'll affect the
> tone of the common bugs entry.
>> I think most MacBook Pro and all desktop models still have one, though.
> I figured desktops, but wasn't sure about MBPs. Thanks.

I don't think any of the thunderbolt equipped MBPs (or maybe the later
ones) have them. The thunderbolt ethernet adapters apparently work if
you plug them in before you power them on and presumably all the usb
ethernet adapters would work as an option.


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