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SubjectRe: observations on 2.5 config screens
On Wed, Jan 01, 2003 at 02:55:01PM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>...
> Processor family
>
> It seems that the final option, "Preemptible kernel", does
> not belong there. In fact, there seem to be a number of
> kernel-related, kind of hacking/debugging options, that
> could be collected in one place, like preemption, sysctl,
> hacking, executable file formats, etc. "Low-level kernel
> options", perhaps?
>...

Robert, could you comment on whether it's really needed to have the
preemt option defined architecture-dependant?

After looking through the arch/*/Kconfig files it seems to me that the
most problematic things might be architecture-specific parts of other
architecturs that don't even offer PREEMPT and the depends on CPU_32 in
arch/arm/Kconfig.

> anyway, just some observations from someone who doesn't
> know any better.

IMHO your comments are very valuable.

> rday

cu
Adrian

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