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Re: looking at the survey (hardware)
> - Plug-and-Play (PnP) support in hardware
Yeah, this should be a given.
> - Support for USB
I'm not sure on that - is it a given that this is already
supported under linux, or would this support be provided solely by
> - Support for FireWire
> unimportant, i guess. never heard of it.
USB-like connection, similar speed to SCSI. It isn't exactly
> - Multi-processor support (the computer can use multiple CPUs at
> Wait a minute -- how did this question end up in a hardware section?
> The original intent of it was "how important is it for Linux to
> support SMP?" Now it's asking about motherboard firmware/bios smp
> support? This isn't asking what I originally wanted.
Hmm. Okay, I'm unclear on where it should go.
> - Speed of graphics rendering
> important. it should be fast, but it's not like i play quake or
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