[lfs-support] Ethernet Card Not Found
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 15:13:29 PST 2013
Gordon Findlay wrote:
>> That's kind of what confuses me about this whole issue... the degree to
>> which discussions here and elsewhere get so heated and angry. It's
>> obviously supremely important to some people - but I don't understand
>> why, when to me it seems such a small thing.
>> I teach Linux, and this sort of change obsoletes a huge amount of material
> that students find in print or on the web. It makes Linux appear capricious
> and flaky in their eyes.
Just to continue the conversation, I would ask those students if it's OK
that Windows changes all sorts of things with each new version? Is it
OK that older systems just stop working due to obsolescence.
I too teach Linux, but I try to give a balanced presentation of the
advantages and disadvantages of new developments. Most new developments
are beneficial to some people. It's the attempt to force things that I
object to. The prime example is merging udev with systemd. The prime
example of disregarding that foolishness is LFS.
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