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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 

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