2c about the development of ubuntu

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Tue Jan 3 15:19:03 GMT 2006

On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 04:05:07PM +0100, Udo 'Robos' Puetz wrote:
> On Tue, 03.01.06, Matthew Garrett <mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org> wrote:
> > Do you have a bug number?
> This is not for breezy but fits the description:
> http://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=21292
> Or better this one here:
> http://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=12637
> or this
> http://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=13885
> I think I have a mixture between those but I think the general problem is
> the same. 

That doesn't actually help me work out what your bug is. Could you 
please file one with a full description of the problem?

> > Where possible, desktop machines do support this. If you're using the 
> > binary nvidia drivers, it's probably not possible. Nvidia don't seem 
> > keen on fixing their bugs, and since we don't have the source code we 
> > can't either.
> Well, since you are already able to provide the nvidia stuff on cd (for
> which I think you have made a contract with nvidia) you might also be able
> to report such thinks better than users. Users can apply pressure but
> someone with solid kernel background is probably more welcome at nvidia. I
> think nvidia would listen more to a dev working for a promintent linux disto.

We have no contract with nvidia, and nvidia pay approximately no 
attention to my bug reports.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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