Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?
On Sat, Aug 26, 2006 at 03:26:12PM +0000, Sam Morris wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Aug 2006 16:02:04 +0200, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> > Am Samstag 26 August 2006 15:15 schrieb Theodore Tso:
> >> No support for: (The * are critical)
> >> * SATA Hard Drives (*)
> >> * Intel AD1981 HD Audio (*)
> > This stuff did not even exist when Sarge was released. Half of userland would
> > not fit this hardware, so who cares.
> How do other long-lived distributions handle this problem? How does one
> install RHEL 4 on such a machine?
RHEL4 has updated kernels/installers that have additional device
drivers added. And of course it helps that Red Hat has new releases
somewhat more frequently than Debian does with its stable releases;
but that's one of the downsides of relying on an all-volunteer
engineering base. Things get done... whenever.