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SubjectRe: obsolete code must die
At 12:24 AM 6/14/01 -0300, Rik van Riel wrote:
>Everything you propose to get rid of are DRIVERS. They
>do NOT complicate the core kernel, do NOT introduce bugs
>in the core kernel and have absolutely NOTHING to do with
>how simple or maintainable the core kernel is.

Not quite. There were two non-driver suggestions that the man did
make: remove 386/486 support and remove floating-point emulation
support. Both are bad for the embedded-systems space, because the 486 is
still used there widely.

Are all the bus support code exclusively in drivers, or is there something
compiled into the nucleus for start-up?

I didn't see your "don't feed the troll" sign before...


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