RH recommends using Windows?

Trond Eivind Glomsrød teg at pvv.org
Tue Nov 4 17:53:42 UTC 2003

On Tue, 2003-11-04 at 17:28, Eric Wood wrote:
> http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/linuxunix/0,39020390,39117575,00.htm
> Man, has RH really lost that much confidence in Fedora?

If you expect consumer hardware to just work (wireless, graphics card,
fancy gizmos bought at compusa) etc to just work, Matthew is right. 

Driver availability and installation is one thing which is keeping Linux
back for those scenarios... and one of the things which is limiting
driver availability is that making a driver for 2.4, one for 2.6 and
putting it on a disk doesn't just work. There is a multitude of
versions, and unless  you put a lot of work into glue (Nvidia) you're in
for a world of pain if trying to distribute binary drivers  - which,
whether we like it or not, most hardware manufacturers want to.

The corporate desktop is much easier to reach for, because it is a more
stable and less diverse target.

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