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SubjectRe: CML2 design philosophy heads-up
Alan Cox wrote:

>>Second, how many kernels does Redhat ship in order to have one for
>>386/486/586/k6/Athlon . . . .
>>Quite a pain in the ass. And look at how much shit has to be built in
>>in order to get a kernel that works for everybody! People bitch at
>>Microsoft for doing it, then turn around and do the same thing.
>No people bitch at microsoft for precisely the opposite - not including a
>way to build fully optimised setups for each cpu type - not including all the
>stuff that is needed (try a generic win2k install on a vaio one day)
>I think you have your facts backwards

No, my point was, if I don't have SCSI or RAID on this box, I don't want
them to be built into the kernel!

In other words, "stuff I don't need, just like Microsoft".


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