susancragin at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 21 16:50:34 GMT 2009
>>> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 5:37 PM, Gustin Johnson <gustin at echostar.ca
>>> <mailto:gustin at echostar.ca>> wrote:
>>> > So, looking forward: will we be able to switch to 9.04? In other
>>> > will 9.04 have RT support, or will we still be stuck with 8.04?
>>> I have RT in 8.10. All that it required was building my own kernel
>>> 2.6.28), so you are not "stuck" with 8.04 right now if you do not
>>> to be.
>>> People who don't want to bother compiling a kernel are 'stuck'; anyway,
>>> it's easier to stay with 8.04.
>>You mean to say that people who *choose* not to investigate their
>>options are stuck. You are only "stuck" if you want to be.
>"stuck" could mean many things.
>Building this and building that is rarely without time
>consuming issues. UX's have always been like uncle on the
>Jackie Chan cartoon: "...ah...one more thing...".
>If the goal of having Ubuntu Studio is to use it as a tool
>to do billable work, then staying with a known working tool
>rather than exploring options, and choosing to be stuck is the
>prudent business decision.
I think part of it may be that they are waiting for the next kernel (2.6.29) because it may contain support for btrfs. Just a guess. Btrfs is supposed to seek faster anyway, than ext3, or whatever we've got.
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