arzajac at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 14:21:36 CST 2005
On 11/9/05, Andrew Zajac <arzajac at gmail.com> wrote:
> Would it be possible to include the badram kernel patch as part of a stock
> kernel for Breezy?
> I have tried the 2.6.12 patch and it seems to work fine and not cause any
> problems, although I have not tested it extensively.
> It is problematic to swap out the ram in a machine to install the OS and
> then install the badram patched kernel to be able to run it with the bad
> ram stick(s). Ideally, this feature should be in the kernel on the cd from
> which the user would boot. They could run memtest, input the parameters once
> and then install.
> I think this could allow a lot of users who own failing or recycled
> hardware to run Ubuntu. I think it could benefit some users who would run
> the planned "light" version of edubuntu which would be built on top of
> As well, it is a really big selling point which goes against the trend set
> by other operating systems which neccessitate a hardware upgrade to properly
> run the latest version.
Sorry. I meant *Dapper*....
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