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Re: cygwin on Vista

On Tue, Mar 27, 2007 at 01:39:03PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Tue, Mar 27, 2007 at 10:13:48AM -0400, Robert Pendell wrote:
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>>Dave Korn wrote:
>>> On 27 March 2007 06:54, Robert Pendell wrote:
>>>> A co-worker brought in their laptop and their sound wasn't working.  I
>>>> took a look at it.  The drivers appeared to be loaded properly and it
>>>> was definately trying (the sound meter in the sound control panel
>>>> updated) but nothing was coming out of the speakers or headphones.  I
>>>> honestly didn't know if I should blame the drivers, the sound card, or
>>>> the speakers.
>>>   Neither.  Blame Vista.  It's notorious for sound-driver problems.  Still,
>>> only another six months or so and there'll be a service pack I have no doubt,
>>> and anyway, you're probably only trying to listen to pirated music anyway, so
>>> you probably deserve whatever you get, because remember that Microsoft hate
>>> and despise all their customers and are continually engaged in actions
>>> deliberately aimed at harming our interests.....
>>Well a few points here.
>>1.  This wasn't *my* laptop.  This was a friends laptop.
>>2.  I found an identical laptop at the store where the sound was working
>>3.  I run vista on my desktop where the sound works perfectly fine
>>4.  I listen to all legal music.  I rip and encode my own mp3's from my
>>own cds.  Last I checked that was perfectly legal.  Otherwise stuff like
>>iPods wouldn't exist. ;)
>Are you actually contradicting Dave's psychical abilities?  I mean, come on,
>the man just provided an in-depth diagnosis of a problem report which contained
>no useful data.

i.e., the problem report contained no useful data.  I assume that Dave's diagnosis
was very useful since it was so precise.

>I'd tread very carefully if I were you.  Dave knows all.


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