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Re: Getting people into Linux



On Fri, 2007-01-05 at 00:57 +1030, Tim wrote:
> > You should only need a new kernel when you get new hardware that
> > the old one doesn't handle.
> 
> Not even then...  You should really only need a new kernel when it
> offers better features than the last.

>From the perspective of the people making the changes, all of them
are for better features...

> Drivers and handlers ought to be
> separate than the operating system, they're peripherals.

But that requires an OS that defines a stable interface for the drivers.
I've seen nothing to make me think that that will ever happen in Linux.

-- 
  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell gmail com



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