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Re: [herbert@gondor.apana.org.au: Re: Bug#161931: kernel-image-2.4.19-k7: VESA driver for console]

>>"Raul" == Raul Miller <moth@debian.org> writes:

 Raul> On Sat, Oct 26, 2002 at 12:10:06AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
 >> The ctte has no grounds to override the maintainer based on
 >> mere guesswork, since they can't in honesty claim to have better
 >> guesses than the maintainer.

 Raul> Correct.

 Raul> More specifically: I've been looking over this discussion for
 Raul> any evidence that vesa fb on a current stable linux kernel 
 Raul> will cause the system to fail for any users.  I don't see any
 Raul> such cases.

	This is no longer an issue. Neither is it an issue that people
 switching kernels shall be faced with a blank screen.

 Raul> Perhaps I've missed something?

	Did you get Herberts mail detailing his objections to the
 inclusion of vesafb?

 What if nothing exists and we're all in somebody's dream?  Or what's
 worse, what if only that fat guy in the third row exists? Woody
 Allen, "Without Feathers"
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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