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Re: Correct binary for Intel Core i5

Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. put forth on 2/23/2010 7:22 AM:

> While it could happen in the future, there's no system in place (AFAIK) for 
> the system to recommend certain packages based on the user's hardware profile.  
> It is very easy to be missing the firmware because you a missing a package.

Yeah, no kidding.  It's a crappy system.  Layers of additional complexity
and breakage just to deal with the politics of "free".  This is one of the
many reasons I roll my own kernels from kernel.org source.  I love Debian,
but I don't care for the Debian kernels.  But I'm getting OT now, and this
thread needs to die.


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