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Re: Hints on kernel config for a dula pII/450 system anyone?

From: Gergo Szakal <bastyaelvtars@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 12:51:34 +0200

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Bill Hacker wrote:
> We've all been (still are) there w/r the economics.
> But when funds are needed elsewhere, and 'run what hardware you have' is 
> mandatory, then DFLY would not be the best choice.
> For that to change sooner, rather than someday-maybe, best to leave the 
> 'scarce resource' DFLY dev team to concentrate on current, 
> reasonably-mainstream hardware.
> Hard enough to keep up with 5-week/month-old goods, let alone 5+ *years* 
> old.

While completely sharing your point, my opinion is that testing DF on 
older (or any x86) hardware may help catching bugs that are otherwise 
hidden. :-)

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