Re: Should we drop non-SMP ia64 kernel images?
On Tue, 27 Sep 2005, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > non-SMP kernels may be useful for a number of specialized uses. Think
> > about kexec, test situations, low memory situations and running a
> > kernel in a virtualized environment.
> Should Debian be burdened with supplying kernels for these situations?
> Or should Debian provide kernels that perform acceptably well for 99% of
> their users?
Well, upstream needs to make kernels configured for UP work and
Debian should package them. The default kernel would need to be NUMA / SMP