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Re: Possibilities for a special Azure or cloud Linux package

On 01/09/2018 07:11 PM, Marcin Kulisz wrote:
> On 2017-12-29 15:22:31, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> On 12/29/2017 12:32 PM, Marcin Kulisz wrote:
>>> I personally have a mixed feelings about it on one hand I like benefits of
>>> having kernel tuned for virtualised systems but on the other it may cause (as
>>> lots of things in Debian) a bit of flame due to new kernel flavour.
>>> Some time ago we had RT version so maybe it wouldn't be so controversial as I'm
>>> afraid it may be.
>> The huge difference is that here, we're not asking for any kind of
>> patch, but just a change in the configuration when building the kernel
>> (ie: remove all the drivers that are unlikely to be used in cloud).
> In this case and as Waldi is a kernel-team member maybe he can speak to other
> team mates about how they would feel about building one more kernel flavour
> called something close to cloud or virtualisation.
> Looking back at this thread we have a few supporters with justifiable use
> cases and such kernel will serve well to our users, so I'd say lets bring it to
> the kernel team.

IMO, best way forward is to actually write a patch, otherwise it will
never be done.


Thomas Goirand (zigo), who's *not* volunteering for this task

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