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SubjectRe: dropping kerneld...
On Mon, 29 Apr 1996, Kevin Buettner wrote:

> Michael Meskes writes:
> > Kevin Buettner writes:
> > > Let me cast a "vote" in favor of kerneld.

Yup, plus my "vote" !

I really can't see why it was even considered being a candidate to remove.
If there are problems with it, they should be fixed.
There are problems in _many_ other parts of the kernel too, will we also
disable these parts ?

>
> Linus decided to remove it when someone (Simon Shapiro?) reported that
> his kernel went into a "coma". Here is the relevant post:
> [ ... ]
> : Date: Thu, 25 Apr 1996 13:48:34 +0300 (EET DST)
> : From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@cs.helsinki.fi>
> [ ... ]
> : Ok, "kerneld" goes disabled in the next kernel, and won't be resuscitated until
> : after 2.0 is out unless somebody really starts to look into this thing. I'm not
> : using kerneld personally, and for a few reasons I don't think I _will_ be using
> : it in the near future, so I won't be fixing this.
> :
> : Bjvrn?
> :
> : Linus

Hans
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