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Bug#361417: marked as done (linux-2.6: provide desktop variant of kernel)

Your message dated Fri, 3 Aug 2007 12:03:26 +0200
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and subject line linux-2.6: provide desktop variant of kernel
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Package: linux-2.6
Severity: wishlist

Please provide a variant of the kernel with small config changes targeting 
desktop use.

It can be argued that we don't want a proliferation of kernel flavors again,
after the recent great work to get the Debian Linux packages under control.
However, server vs. desktop is a key division, and having Debian provide
a more responsive desktop experience out of the box will be worth the split.

Bug #311185 argued, perhaps rightly, that CONFIG_PREEMPT is unstable.
However, the more conservative CONFIG_PREEMPT_VOLUNTARY is available as an

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even ubuntu has no special "desktop" kernel.
we don't want a profilieration of images.

concerning preempt, yup that is discussed in #292061
and #311185 not yet fully decided for lenny.



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