"Perhaps it will also help with whatever effort I find time to make towards convincing Andrew that [TuxOnIce] really does have significant advantages over [u]swsusp and kexec based hibernation."
"What I'm arguing (very strongly) against is this attitude of 'we don't know what's wrong, but we'll leave it broken because we can't be bothered to figure it out'."
"Repeatedly posting crud does not make it right."
"Since you did it three times so rapidly, I am calling you a liar. And since you refuse to undo your commercial support in Emacs and GCC, I am going to call you a hypocrite."
"Any time the OOM killer fires, something's wrong with the system, and it's more productive to deal with that than to wish for a more accurate OOM killer."
"Must be time for an -ac tree again."
"The US government has rules about what it can collect and put in it's own databases and use. Forward thinking people put careful rules in place preventing the government from legally playing big brother...
"This case is a good example to use the next time a stupid thread starts up about bug reports not being looked into. To me it seems clearly more a matter of the quality of the bug report."
"Thats a very arrogant viewpoint. I don't have to be a TV engineer to use my television. Distributions should be providing sensible defaults out of the box. The kernel already provides them the mechanisms."
"Firmware (if not stored in a seeprom in the device) for the uticom(4).
"Some system calls are magic, and don't just take the arguments in registers: they also care about the actual stack pointer and the whole pt_regs struct when returning to user mode."
"Five years ago I might have said that it's important to fix pre-existing bugs, but all the ACPI and suspend etc problems have long since convinced me that regressions are *much* more important than stuff that never worked."
"Just because code is clever doesn't mean it should go in. There are enough things in the kernel which have to be complex that we should always be on the lookout for things which can be made simpler."