[Fwd: Re: [Fwd: Re: What's the min spec for Dapper server?]]
lproven at gmail.com
Thu Jul 6 17:25:19 UTC 2006
On 6/23/06, Ivan Krstic <krstic at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
> This is the second message that was sent to me personally as a reply to
> list mail. Like the one a few hours ago, I'm forwarding it to the list.
Sorry. I just hit Reply in Gmail and accepted the default. I didn't
realise it wasn't pointing at the list. My bad - I ought to have
> Try with the third comment
Thanks for the hint!
I am /astonished/ at the poor decision-making of whoever thought that
making a 686-only kernel the default was suitable. I am even more
concerned that there were no warnings concerning this. This is
/extremely/ bad planning and someone richly deserves a slap.
The defaults for any computer should be fail-safe: to work, not to
tune for performance but fail on some systems. This is an idiotic,
beginner-level mistake, and in my several months on this list, I
recall no discussion about it.
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