Re: Kernel advantage
"Björn Johansson" wrote:
> On Monday 01 January 2001 17:18, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > "Björn Johansson" schrieb:
> > > How will the Debian distribution take advantage of the new features
> > > which comes with the 2.4 kernel? If I run Debian2.2r2 with a 2.4 kernel
> > > rather than with a 2.2 kernel, what's the big differance?
> > Are there any particular features you think of?
> How about the DevFS?
That's not in the official 2.2 AFAIK, there may be inoffical backports though.
> > > As I have understood it, many features of the 2.4 kernel has been
> > > backported to the 2.2 kernel, right?
> > I assume you still use an Amiga? APUS doesn't have any backports in 2.2 .
> Well, it's true that I still use Amiga. But in the future I will get myself
> an Ibook, so it's interesting to know what's going on in the ordinary
> powermac kernels.
> By the way, are there any specific Ibook models which don't work very good
> (or maybe just don't work at all) with Debian?
AFAIK they should work fine with current kernels and X.
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper) \ CS student and free software enthusiast
Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc,i386) user \ member of XFree86 and The DRI Project