"-generic" was( Re: Optimized kernel builds: the straight dope)
mdz at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 3 15:48:03 BST 2006
On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 09:15:24AM +0100, Scott James Remnant wrote:
> 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?
There are perhaps 15M free on the i386 desktop CD at the moment, which is
substantial, but not enough for another kernel (not that we need one
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