[ppc-dev] Summary: Restructuring Efforts

Hartmut Koptein koptein at et-inf.fho-emden.de
Sat Feb 20 08:16:04 EST 1999

On Feb 19, Matt Porter wrote:
> > There is some value in having a generic kernel for the desktops (PReP,
> > powermac, CHRP), particularly if they can all boot an ELF image.
> PReP and CHRP machines are not necessarily desktops/servers.

Hmmm ... why not? You mean only for workstations? I have an chrp here on
my desktop. And for servers ... the bandwith is a problem, yes. 

But a generic (common) kernel-image is much, much easier for distribution.
Only one cd, one boot-floppy, one setup ... 



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