Installation notes for new installations, wrt to "known" kernel module issues.

Amit Kucheria amit at ubuntu.com
Mon Mar 10 17:36:47 UTC 2008


On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 6:09 PM, Colin Ian King
<colin.king at canonical.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>         When a user has completed a clean installation of Ubuntu perhaps there
>  should be some form of documentation they get directed to point them to
>  known bugs and workarounds with their particular hardware. For example,
>  for bug 147087 there is a known workaround for the snd_hda_intel module
>  on Apple iMacs, but it's not straight forward for a (new) user to
>  stumble upon the workaround.
>
>         Any ideas?  Has this been done before?  Can a list of known bugs for a
>  particular machine be easily found?

I don't think there is any all-encompassing list of known bugs for a
particular machine. Most of the time, the discussion takes place on
forums and mailing lists and solution (if any is found) stays there
too. Unfortunately.

Regards,
Amit




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