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Re: I've dumped Linux and moved to Windows XP.

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: I've dumped Linux and moved to Windows XP.
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 17:42:45 -0000
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Lamar Rustin <> writes:

> On Sun, 13 Jun 2004 21:33:46 -0400, Bob Hauck wrote:
> > Be that as it may, I have tried Knoppix 3.4 in a bunch of random
> > Dell machines at work.  It works perfectly, even on the brand new
> > machines.  So it isn't as if a box that works perfectly with Linux
> > is some kind of rare thing.  It is getting so that even a random
> > laptop will work fine.
> Linux sucks at hardware support unless you have vintage 80's
> green/orange (for you DEC fans)screen hardware, 2400 baud modems,
> Soundblaster 8 bit cards, a stack of ISA cards and then Linux is the
> way to go.

PCI cards tend to work better than ISA.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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