Re: The end of embedded Linux?

From: Daniel Phillips (
Date: Fri Oct 11 2002 - 23:01:42 EST

On Sunday 06 October 2002 00:23, Oliver Xymoron wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 05, 2002 at 12:36:50PM -0700, Gigi Duru wrote:
> >
> > I know you guys are struggling to bring "world class
> > VM & IO" to Linux, going for SMPs and other big toys,
> > but you are about to lose what you already have: the
> > embedded market.
> It's still plenty small enough for many many embedded uses and most
> people are more than happy with it. The reason that it's not even smaller
> is no one has stepped forward to do the trimming. It's easy enough to
> do, but we can only assume from the fact that no one's done so is that
> it's really not that important.

It has more to do with the fact that nobody has been using 2.5 until
recently, because of bio and ide breakage. It's a big mistake to
dismiss his request as unimportant. However, I strongly agree with the
idea that interested people/companies should put up hard cash to get
this work done.

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