[linux-elitists] ME roadshow
Wed Aug 30 12:16:40 PDT 2000
Paul J Collins writes:
> Being a know-nothing slob, I am not keen to get into a
> Torvalds-Tanenbaum. The point I was trying to make is that the
Hey, knowing nothing doesn't prevent one from having an opinion ;)
> kernels of QNX and Unix are very different animals.
True, but there is a Linux wrapper for L4. You _can_ have the best of
> I try to follow the summaries of linux-kernel, and I get the
> impression that Linus Torvalds tries very hard to keep stuff out of
> the kernel where possible. If you want to see a country-fair kernel,
> check out Windows NT.
Blechhhh. But: lrz:/home/eugene.leitl # ls -l /boot/linux3
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 966271 Jan 9 2000 /boot/linux3
966271 octets _is_ a country-fair kernel. See, I'm used to Forth
systems, where 2 kBytes is doable, and 16 kBytes is fat, fat, fat.
P.S. Munich weather sucks. I'm missing the Calif sun.
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