|| ||James Bottomley <James.Bottomley-AT-suse.de> |
|| ||me-AT-felipebalbi.com |
|| ||Re: [linux-pm] [PATCH 0/8] Suspend block api (version 6) |
|| ||Mon, 17 May 2010 15:49:35 -0400|
|| ||Kevin Hilman <khilman-AT-deeprootsystems.com>,
Alan Stern <stern-AT-rowland.harvard.edu>,
linux-omap-AT-vger.kernel.org, Theodore Ts'o <tytso-AT-mit.edu>,
Geoff Smith <geoffx.smith-AT-intel.com>,
Brian Swetland <swetland-AT-google.com>,
Kernel development list <linux-kernel-AT-vger.kernel.org>,
Oleg Nesterov <oleg-AT-redhat.com>,
Mark Brown <broonie-AT-opensource.wolfsonmicro.com>,
Tejun Heo <tj-AT-kernel.org>,
Linux-pm mailing list <linux-pm-AT-lists.linux-foundation.org>,
Arjan van de Ven <arjan-AT-infradead.org>,
Liam Girdwood <lrg-AT-slimlogic.co.uk>,
Matthew Garrett <mjg-AT-redhat.com>|
|| ||Article, Thread
On Mon, 2010-05-17 at 22:39 +0300, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 10:38:40PM +0300, Felipe Balbi wrote:
> > that's a whole other story. Hardware issues are things which in 99.999%
> > of the cases we can't change. We have to work around them. Software
> > bugs, on the other hand, can be fixed much more easily. I'm sure you
> > agree with that, don't you ?
> > Trying to make a comparisson between hardware bug and software bug is
> > simply non-sense in this case.
> before you reply saying that most of the problems are firmware bugs, try
> to file a bug to any of the usb storage manufacturers and wait for them
> to fix. It's virtualy impossible, so let's consider it a problem that
> has to be worked around.
Right, because Firmware writers are from the rugged unresponsive uplands
Software writers are from the emollient responsive groves of planet
harmony. Obviously what would work for one wouldn't work for the other.
As a software writer, I fully buy into that world view. The trouble is
that when I go to dinner with hardware people, they seem to be awfully
nice chaps ... almost exactly like me, in fact ...
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