[parisc-linux] parisc-linux.org kernel

Matthew Wilcox willy@debian.org
Tue, 8 Apr 2003 17:58:25 +0100

On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 06:53:06PM +0200, Alexander Gabert wrote:
> can you tell me the exact difference between:
> www.kernel.org - linux-2.4.20
> www.parisc-linux.org - parisc-linux-kernel-2.4.20-pa32

a huge patch.

> if there is no technical reason in keeping those kernel devels apart,
> why is it done?

because they're serving different needs.

> it is important for me to get a working mainstream vanilla kernel.org.
> i heard that this kernel does not even boot...

it doesn't even compile.

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