Fedora Core 2 wishlists
notting at redhat.com
Mon Dec 8 20:25:10 UTC 2003
Michael K. Johnson (johnsonm at redhat.com) said:
> On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 02:55:39PM -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> > Note that Red Hat hasn't even shipped a kernel that supported that
> > box for multiple releases (since 7.3). I'm not sure that scaling
> > back the requirements that much is something that fits the model
> > of always moving forward with new technology.
> Huh? Sure we have. You can use the BOOT kernel if you don't mind
> missing a few pieces. :-)
... and having it configured with different built-ins, etc. If we
went this route, we'd want a generic kernel.
> Moving technology forward doesn't HAVE to mean being in a race with
> memory, cpu, and disk producing companies. We want to scale small
> as well as large, and I'm not strictly opposed to making this
> available if we can figure out how to do it without making life
> significantly harder for us.
To scale smaller generally requires changing the default applications,
which leads you down to including X versions of everything.
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