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Re: [desktop] Patched kernels

On Sun, 2003-04-13 at 08:52, Mark Howard wrote:
> Hi,
>   When the debian-desktop project was started, there was a lot of talk
> about creating kernel images patched for improved performance. Most
> people agreed that this would be a good idea. Unfortunately no such
> packages seem to have been created.
>   Is anybody working on this? What problems are stopping the packages
> from being created?

Anthony Towns has mentioned a few times that he thinks sarge will use
Linux 2.6, which comes with most of the goodies like preemption already
included.  We'll probably just need a separate kernel-image-preempt
package or something that debian desktop can have installed by default.

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