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    SubjectRe: 2.4 -> 2.2 differences?
    On 26 Jul 2003, Alan Cox wrote:
    > On Sad, 2003-07-26 at 00:29, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
    > > In article <20030725142434.GS32585@rdlg.net> you wrote:
    > > > With all the SCO fun going on I have people asking me what functionality
    > > > we would loose if we rolled from 2.4.21 kernel to the last known stable
    > > > 2.2 kernel.
    > >
    > > it is easier to turn off SMP.
    > >
    > > BTW: what will happen if there is some SMP code from IBM in the kernel which
    > > is owned by SCO? Isnt it a matter of days to remove that code? Does anybody
    > > have to pay for past usage of the code?
    >
    > The core 2.2 SMP code is stuff I wrote. Caldera (aka SCO) even provided
    > me the hardware and asked me to do it. The later table parser code is
    > from Intel.

    Did you open up the boxes? Perhaps there was some license note attached to the
    internals (`by using this machine, you declare to give up your first born
    etc... ')?

    Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

    Geert

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    -- Linus Torvalds

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