that old GNU/Linux argument

Anders Karlsson anders at
Sat Jul 19 14:42:05 UTC 2008

* Timothy Murphy <gayleard at> [20080719 15:04]:
> Björn Persson wrote:
> >> Has HURD actually become a working kernel?? Ric
> > 
> > Apparently yes:
> > 
> >
> The installation instructions sound almost farcically bad.

Agreed. I also find this statement funny.

"If GNU/Hurd fails to boot, it could be due to shared IRQs: GNU Mach
does not play well with these."

I'd say that's a bit limiting to obtain main-stream acceptance.

> Bizarrely, it seems one has to pay for a "Live Hurd CD".

No, you can find them easily to download. Plug "live cd debian hurd"
into google and you'll have results quickly.


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