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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4 usage statistics
On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 3:06 PM, Stefan Richter
<> wrote:
> Another reason which I read here and there and don't know how real the
> issue is: 2.6's minimum possible footprint is said to be unable to compete
> with 2.4 for really resource restricted applications.
> Could it actually be that 2.4 outnumbers 2.6 in embedded installations?

Possibly. However many embedded applications have real time
constraints so are using 2.6 these days. Both vanilla and -rt patched
2.6 beat the pants off 2.4 in this area.


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