Bug#373621: Bug#334104: tagging wontfix
On Fri, Jan 05, 2007 at 10:50:26PM -0800, Jurij Smakov wrote:
> As I said, I don't think the solution of dropping the duplicate PCI
> IDs in different drivers for different architectures to be optimal.
> There is always a possibility that someone will insert an arbitrary
> PCI card into any box with a PCI bus. If currently the user will be
> slightly inconvenienced, if your proposed solution is implemented,
> he/she will have to rebuild the kernel to get it to work.
well afaik my proposal is just mirroring discover1 knownledge,
so it shouldn't be far off.
also having heard of the doubtful quality of dmfe on hppa,
i doubt it does any good on sparc..
> Anyway, Frans Pop has recently posted a proposed patch for the
> installer, which will make it possible to blacklist and arbitrary
> module from loading, see
> If this will make it into etch, that will solve the problem.
well this require an intelligent monkey booting d-i.. ;-)