latest-stable-kernel package?

Stephen R Laniel steve at laniels.org
Sat Jun 11 15:34:24 UTC 2005


On Sat, Jun 11, 2005 at 04:58:29PM +0200, Dennis Kaarsemaker wrote:
> Why would that be nice? The -686 package supports both the P4 and the
> PM.

Just for the sake of customization, and possibly that extra
little bit of performance. I have this dream that one day
some Linux distribution will do a thorough hardware exam on
your machine at bootup, then compile a kernel on the spot
that is customized for precisely your equipment.

This is something that only geeks would want, not most
end-users, so it's probably not consistent with Ubuntu's
marketing. But it's a little dream.

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