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

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Wed Mar 12 14:46:58 UTC 2008


On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 04:09:01PM +0000, Colin Ian King 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.

Why not just key off the subvendor and device IDs? 106b:00a0 seems to be 
specific to the Macbook Pro and new iMacs, so just defaulting that to 
the mbp3 table should be the right thing to do.

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Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org




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