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Re: Using 2.1 kernels.

spotter@itd.nrl.navy.mil (Shaya Potter)  wrote on 14.12.96 in <Pine.SUN.3.91.961214221935.6669A-100000@itd>:

> Now that I got my question answered that I won't kill my debian system by
> running 2.1, Is there any advantage to running 2.1 over 2.0 in the real
> world.  I looked through a "make menu-config", and didn't see anything
> new that I could use, except maybe ipv6 (but only for sentimental
> reasons), is 2.1 improved in some profound way over 2.1.  I don't mind
> using a kernel that can be "unstable" I lived with the 1.3 series,
> because I needed appletalk support.

It's supposed to be significantly faster (again). I think there are also  
some of the usual new stuff in 2.1 that didn't yet make it into 2.0, but I  
don't remember which.

MfG Kai

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