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Re: Status of boot-floppies on Alpha?

On Tuesday, 12 Oct, Marcel Harkema wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 04:25:24PM +0200, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> > 
> > I really wonder if building ~10 different rescue disks is needed at
> > all since newer kernels have a 'generic' target. The help says it will 
> > run on any supported system, only slower. Well, people will compile
> > their own kernel anyway so that shouldn't be a problem.
>   I don't know much about alpha's, but this sounds reasonable.
>   Anyone?

Absolutely.  Generic kernels work fine and save a lot of hassle as they
are independent not only of the system type, but also of the boot method
(SRM+aboot or MILO).  The slowness is not really noticeable.


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