"-generic" was( Re: Optimized kernel builds: the straight dope)

Gnu/Linux Technology linux.fr at laposte.net
Mon Oct 2 17:43:32 BST 2006

All right, sorry I was not informed about because I joined the list for 
few weeks.

Matt Zimmerman a écrit :
> On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 09:18:11AM +0200, Gnu/Linux Technology wrote:
>> I jump to this post for asking if it is possible to integrate in the 
>> hardware detection a script detecting the category of the cpu to install 
>> a i686 kernel when needed by example.
>> (Only if it is some free space on cd to include kernel-images, or if we 
>> go to the solution of an install DVD.)
> That is how it has always worked, as discussed many times on this list.
> There is only one kernel image on the CD for space reasons, but others are
> included on the DVD.
> However, as concluded in this thread and implemented in Edgy, there was no
> measurable benefit to the i686 kernel and so it has been discontinued.

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