It seems j mckitrick wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 23, 2000 at 06:14:46PM +0200, Soren Schmidt wrote:
> | Well, "work" is exactly the word to use, they work on *some* chipsets
> | with *some* drivers, but they have problems there as well. Remember
> | that most wintel boxes doesn't even use DMA...
> really?  why is that?  and why include the feature if it is not used by the
> biggest segment of the market?

Marketing hype ?

> | Besides it seems as if its our much more agressive usage thats the
> | real problem, looks like firmware problems too me....
> how is bsd more aggressive (other than the obvious buildworld load)?
> maybe we should go easier on the hardware for real-world compatibility and
> reliability reasons?

Running multiple processes, multiple users gives you another use
pattern as a wintel box used for gaming....


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