Announcing Fedora 7 Test 4 (6.93)

Jeremy Katz katzj at
Tue May 1 16:23:17 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-01 at 09:13 -0700, alan wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Apr 2007, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Monday 30 April 2007 20:44:03 Kevin Kofler wrote:
> >> How is KDE on Fedora less integrated? Why do you think people like Than
> >> Ngo, Rex Dieter, Sebastian Vahl or me work our behinds off to fix things
> >> like this:
> >> which is now finally fixed (thanks also to a developer from Pardus who made
> >> a one-line fix to my patch to get it to work instead of crashing)? (In
> >> fact, we have to specifically fix what your GNOME developers break, but
> >> that's another issue.)
> >
> > All our system config tools are GTK.  The installer is GTK.  Our applications
> > like gnome-power-manager and NetworkManager and smolt and etc.. are all GTK.
> > Our work went into GDM to improve login experience.  Our Fast User Switching
> > is designed for gnome.  I can go on and on.  These aren't bad things, they're
> > just the way they are.
> The network config tools need some work.  (Especially for Wireless.)  I 
> have been trying to get my bcm4306 chipset wireless to work.  The network 
> tools don't see it.  (And I have the firmware that I used on FC6 with no 
> problems.)  

For the new driver, I think you need newer firmware.  Unfortunately, the
firmware for the Broadcom isn't freely redistributable and thus we can't
ship one so it can work out of the box.


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