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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

--
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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