[Nottingham] Linux

Jon Masters nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Sun May 25 20:32:01 2003

On Sun, 25 May 2003, .waffle wrote:

> Jon Masters <jonathan@jonmasters.org> wrote:
> | It looks like a chipset used in PCMCIA cards so why not replace the
> | card?
> You what???? Replace the card???? Well, there appears to be a minor flaw in
> Linux so lets abandon it and move to something else!

Linux is not flawed here though. The flaw is that there is not a
functional driver for some hardware device and many other alternatives
exist. I agree that it is worth persuing development on a driver though my
question was aimed at trying to understand why you are using this card.

> No no no no no! I'm fixin' it!

That sounds like a good idea.

> All I need to do is stop segmentation faults and all will be hunky dory!

Which segmentation faults are these then? I tried looking on sourceforge
and there seems to be some experimental stuff there - what works?