Who is in charge? and Non PAE CPU

Jared Norris jrnorris at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 20:19:54 UTC 2012

On 14 June 2012 21:48, Sarbojit Ganguly <unixman.linuxboy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Gentlemen,
> I have an opinion here. Since Lubuntu is designed to run on _old_
> machines (NON-PAE) and if Ubuntu kernel team _decides_ to ship PAE
> only, wouldn't it be going against our philosophy?
> In this case can Lubuntu maintain a "legacy" kernel tree of its own to
> support NON-PAE cpus ?  It will be then easier to deduce number of
> users affected due to the shift.
> Don't know whether this is possible at all, please share your views.

This is exactly the problem, who would maintain the legacy kernel? Is
that you volunteering to help or? There just simply aren't enough
people with the correct skills to do this at the moment within the
team and won't be in the near future. That is why we're having to go
with Ubuntu defaults.


Jared Norris JP(Qual) BBehSc(Psych)

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