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From: klink@clouddancer.com (Colonel)
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: obsolete code must die
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 18:08:34 -0700 (PDT)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20010614010834.2ECD678599@mail.clouddancer.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <9g91gb$11p$1@ns1.clouddancer.com>
In-Reply-To: <01a401c0f46b$20b932e0$480e6c42@almlba4sy7xn6x> <9g91gb$11p$1@ns1.clouddancer.com>

In list.kernel, you wrote:
>
>Anyone concerned about the current size of the kernel source code? I am, and

No.  Since you are up to date with the latest in everything, I cannot
see why you would be concerned about a few megabytes in your gigabyte
drives.


>i386, i486
>The Pentium processor has been around since 1995. Support for these older

No.  Both of my cheap on-site systems for occasional access are 486s.
Why would I spend money for a system that is hardly ever used?


>ISA bus, MCA bus, EISA bus
>PCI is the defacto standard. Get rid of CONFIG_BLK_DEV_ISAPNP,
>CONFIG_ISAPNP, etc

No.  There are still plenty of unique ISA cards around.


>MFM/RLL/XT/ESDI hard drive support
>Does anyone still *have* an RLL drive that works? At the very least get rid

OK, I haven't seen one of these for nearly 10 years.


>parallel/serial/game ports
>More controversial to remove this, since they are *still* in pretty wide
>use -- but USB and IEEE 1394 are the way to go. No ifs ands or buts.

Send me the funds to replace my laser printers please.


>a.out
>Who needs it anymore. I love ELF.

OK, everything that I had in a.out was converted within a year of
ELF's introduction.


>I really think doing a clean up is worthwhile. Maybe while looking for stuff

You left out all the old non-IDE CDROM drives.
 

<PS. thanks for the testing of my new archive>

  parent reply	other threads:[~2001-06-14  1:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 59+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <Pine.LNX.4.21.0106140018140.14934-100000@imladris.rielhome .conectiva>
2001-06-14  0:44 ` Daniel
2001-06-14  0:54   ` Rik van Riel
2001-06-14  0:56   ` Jaswinder Singh
2001-06-14  1:00   ` Jeff Garzik
     [not found]   ` <20010613204729.A18297@pimlott.ne.mediaone.net>
2001-06-14  1:05     ` Daniel Dickman
2001-06-14  1:09       ` Rik van Riel
2001-06-14  1:20       ` Gary E. Miller
2001-06-14  1:08   ` Colonel [this message]
2001-06-13 22:23     ` Rafael Diniz
2001-06-15 19:45       ` Eric Hancock
2001-06-14 19:00     ` Mike A. Harris
2001-06-14  1:11   ` John Chris Wren
2001-06-14  1:13   ` Claudio Martins
2001-06-14  1:23   ` Justin Guyett
2001-06-14  1:51   ` Mohammad A. Haque
2001-06-14  1:55   ` Horst von Brand
2001-06-14  3:41     ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2001-06-14  1:58   ` D. Stimits
2001-06-14  2:22   ` Alan Olsen
2001-06-14  1:24     ` Robert Love
2001-06-14  1:32       ` Colonel
2001-06-14  1:45         ` Rainer Mager
2001-06-14  2:00           ` Download process for a "split kernel" (was: obsolete code must die) David Luyer
2001-06-14  2:30             ` Jaswinder Singh
2001-06-14  7:56             ` Daniel Phillips
2001-06-14  8:34               ` Alexander Viro
2001-06-14 16:25                 ` Daniel Phillips
2001-06-14 17:21                 ` Richard Gooch
2001-06-14 12:07             ` Horst von Brand
2001-06-14 12:14               ` David Luyer
2001-06-14 12:18                 ` Rob Landley
2001-06-14  7:56           ` obsolete code must die Alan Cox
2001-06-14  9:06             ` Ghozlane Toumi
2001-06-14  9:24             ` James Sutherland
2001-06-14 14:45             ` Michael Bacarella
2001-06-15  3:58             ` Michael Peddemors
2001-06-15  4:09               ` Joel Jaeggli
2001-06-15 11:51             ` Rogier Wolff
2001-06-14  1:41     ` David Luyer
2001-06-14  2:37       ` Tom Vier
2001-06-14  8:35     ` Bohdan Vlasyuk
2001-06-14 10:25     ` Andrzej Krzysztofowicz
2001-06-14  2:31   ` James Stevenson
2001-06-14  3:24   ` Rik van Riel
2001-06-14  3:48   ` Stephen Satchell
2001-06-14  4:26     ` Rik van Riel
2001-06-14  6:31   ` Russell King
2001-06-14  6:54     ` Daniel Dickman
2001-06-14  7:12   ` L. K.
2001-06-14  8:44   ` Luigi Genoni
2001-06-14  9:55   ` Thomas Pornin
2001-06-14 15:15   ` Brad Johnson
2001-06-14 18:57   ` Mike A. Harris
2001-06-15  3:48   ` Michael Peddemors
2001-06-15 14:21     ` Horst von Brand
2001-06-14 10:22 Heusden, Folkert van
2001-06-14 13:05 ` Nils Holland
2001-06-14 14:01 Jesse Pollard
2001-06-14 17:21 ` richard

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