Vincent Vermeulen wrote:All these changes were bugfixes to Microsoft's HyperV virtualisation interface driver (not very interesting to most I guess), which has suffered from bugs for past 2 years and is still stuck in the staging area of the code tree because quality still isn't up standards for normal inclusion in the kernel. So sure, good that they finally fix some bugs But kudos for them answering enterprise demand to be able to run Linux on a HyperV host.
Microsoft committed 1.3% of the lines of code changed in the Linux 3.0 kernel. Intel committed 18.1%. How about a big thank you to the guys at Intel that commit changes to things you actually use on your computer
Nexus wrote:the point I was trying to make is even for all the bashing that Microsoft takes at the hands of the Linux community people should still remember they do contribute to the Linux Community.
Nexus wrote:That's not the point I was trying to get off, the point I was trying to make is even for all the bashing that Microsoft takes at the hands of the Linux community people should still remember they do contribute to the Linux Community.
colyn wrote:Well afterall they do need a OS that works...
I am using Linux because it's funny, but XP SP3 is far more stable to me, so I always keep a working partition with it. 2 BSODs in 2 years (and it's constantly updated), at pair with 2 kernel panics in 2 years (for stable distros!), but hundreds and hundreds of KDE or apps crashes.
lmintnewb wrote:I am always amazed/amused when a linux user pipes up to defend a corporation like M$.
lmintnewb wrote:Not sure why well deserved M$ bashing causes such consternation among people who should be all for opensource and gnu/linux, shrugs.
lmintnewb wrote:the guy or person you quoted there sounds like an incompetent linux user.
lmintnewb wrote:They might want to spend a bit more time learning how to use and run their software then. Cause thinking anyone with an iota of nix knowledge would not be experiencing far and wide crashes of anything on their PC.
lmintnewb wrote:anything M$ does for linux will only be in M$ best interests.
lmintnewb wrote:The whole criticizing people for criticizing M$
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