Kernel Optimization Selection In Breezy Installer

Corey Burger corey.burger at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 16:36:42 CDT 2005


On 7/15/05, Travis Watkins <alleykat at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/15/05, Lukas Sabota <punkrockguy318 at comcast.net> wrote:
> > Hey,
> > I have a suggestion for the breezy installer, that I discussed in my
> > breezy colony 2 review.  Wouldn't it be a good idea to install a kernel
> > optimized for the users processer?  Surely the processer type can be
> > detected, and then the installer can then prompt to install an optimized
> > kernel or a 386.  If a user is using a pentium 4, he probably wants the
> > 686 optimized kernel.  What are everyones thoughts on this addition?
> 
> This would take up too much room on the install CD. If you use the net
> installer it does this.

This gets brought up about once a month and discarded for the above
reason. The other stated reason that the gains are not that great for
the space sacrificed.

Corey

(accidently only sent to Travis, bleeding gmail)



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