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

Scott James Remnant scott at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 3 09:15:24 BST 2006

On Mon, 2006-10-02 at 09:33 -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:

> 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.
For space reasons?! :)

On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 12:01 -0700, Matt Zimmerman wrote:

> The current i386 and amd64 desktop CDs have a substantial amount of space
> available.  What do you feel is being squeezed?


Scott James Remnant
scott at ubuntu.com
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