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Re: quick (probably stupid) kernel deb question



On Mon, May 31, 2004 at 02:25:55PM +1000, Dean Hamstead wrote:
> now call me an idiot but im assuming that
> power3 is optimized for g3, power4 for g4
> and powerpc is general

No, the power3 and power4 are specific chips. There is a good
discussion of the various chips here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_POWER
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PowerPC

> the package details dont seem to elaborte. maybe thats
> some constructive critisism on the packages.

It's not uncommon for the documentation on free software to
be lacking. I know I always leave it until the last minute,
if it gets done at all. Sometimes it's even hard to decide
what to document, since it generally seems simple after
writing something complex.

	Brad Boyer
	flar@allandria.com



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