It's up to the customer to update their geographical/ PSAP location to have emergency services respond to the correct location. VoIp providers only have to provide the customers with the ability to update their geographic location for 911 purposes. There are 3rd party providers who handle that.
Google Dash911 or VIXXI
The only thing keeping me from getting a copy of Win 7 is cost. If I'm going to do the install it would be with Win 7 Professional at a minimum which I think is retailing for ~$140-$190 right now. That's a lot of scratch.
....but Ubuntu did not include the correct hardware recognition to set up the system. It also provides no easy method for me to report back those settings for others. If it was truly a manufacturer problem then I would still not be having sound.
That issue can be addressed by sending a copy of your dmesg output with the relevant messages to the developers. As a standard practice I would think the groups working on the distro would ask for that when shooting a trouble.
Of course, Windows XP has shown that it handles netbooks with aplomb, and works with the web best of all, thanks to having all the browsers, plug-ins, downloads and more you could ever want, something you just canâ(TM)t claim with good old Linux.
He obviously has not used any Linux distro within the past 2-3 years. A plain vanilla install of Ubuntu, Fedora or even OpenSolaris can do all of that and then some. For free (as in beer).
What hath Bob wrought?