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SubjectRe: Minutes from Feb 21 LSE Call
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On Mon, 2003-02-24 at 06:58, Larry McVoy wrote:
> Which brings us back to the point. If the world is not heading towards
> an 8 way on every desk then it is really questionable to make a lot of
> changes to the kernel to make it work really well on 8-ways.

_If_ it harms performance on small boxes. Otherwise you turn Linux into
Irix and your market doesnt look so hot in 3 or 4 years time. Featuritus
is a slow creeping death.

The definitive Linux box appears to be $199 from Walmart right now, and
its not SMP.


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