[lfs-support] Ethernet Card Not Found

akhiezer lfs65 at cruziero.com
Thu Nov 28 01:48:28 PST 2013


> From lfs-support-bounces at linuxfromscratch.org Wed Nov 27 23:33:32 2013
> Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:13:29 -0600
> From: Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com>
> To: LFS Support List <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Subject: Re: [lfs-support] Ethernet Card Not Found
>
> 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.
>


I think the _prime_ example actually would be Slackware, in this and many other 
instances.


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