Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 6th May 2006 17:26 UTC, submitted by JMcCarthy
Linux Andrew Morton, the lead maintainer of the Linux production kernel, is worried that an increasing number of defects are appearing in the 2.6 kernel and is considering drastic action to resolve it. "I believe the 2.6 kernel is slowly getting buggier. It seems we're adding bugs at a higher rate than we're fixing them," Morton said, in a talk at the LinuxTag conference in Wiesbaden, Germany, on Friday.
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RE[3]: Kernel Bugs ?
by archiesteel on Sun 7th May 2006 18:27 UTC
archiesteel
Member since:
2005-07-02

Actually, if we were to substitute "Windows" there, it wouldn't be the anti-Windows posters that would make the most noise, it's the Windows fanboys, as was recently demonstrated when a MS employee dared to criticize the leadership.

The difference is that ANY criticism of Microsoft (not Windows, mind you, which would enable you to make a valid comparison) here is instantly met by a barrage of rationalization, misinformation and insults on the part of MS apologists such as you.

Get it? A lot of us criticize Microsoft, not Windows. Yet a lot of the MS fanboys criticize Linux, not Linux companies. Hard not to think that they're really astroturfers posing as real users...

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RE[4]: Kernel Bugs ?
by stephanem on Sun 7th May 2006 20:21 in reply to "RE[3]: Kernel Bugs ?"
stephanem Member since:
2006-01-11

archisteel get off your high horse. you linux fanboys critize Microsoft and Windows. Why do you assume that us guys criticizing Linux aren't Linux users? How would I know about REGPARM/NOREGPARM and about Linux's lack of a stable kernel API if I'm not a Linux developer/user?

You should be very worried about people like me who really know the internals of Linux. We work with other oprating systems and are all about exposing the soft underbelly of Linux.


Y'all can talk all day about astroturfers and Microsoft windows fanboys but at the end of the day, just look at Linux's faults and deal with them - thank us for shouting at you - because we care about Linux (as much as we care about Windows or Solaris or MacOS)

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