that old GNU/Linux argument
anders at trudheim.co.uk
Sat Jul 19 14:42:05 UTC 2008
* Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net> [20080719 15:04]:
> Björn Persson wrote:
> >> Has HURD actually become a working kernel?? Ric
> > Apparently yes:
> > http://www.debian.org/ports/hurd/hurd-install
> 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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