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From: Mike Fedyk <mfedyk@matchmail.com>
To: Linux-Kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: 2.4 -> 2.2 differences?
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 11:08:47 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030725180847.GM1176@matchmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20030725142434.GS32585@rdlg.net>

On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 10:24:34AM -0400, Robert L. Harris wrote:
> 
> 
> With all the SCO fun going on I have people asking me what functionality
> we would loose if we rolled from 2.4.21 kernel to the last known stable
> 2.2 kernel.
> 
> Yes, weathering the lawsuit mess and all is a good plan but I'm still
> being asked for this information.  Does anyone have a link listing what
>  kind of functionality would be lost, performance impact (p3 and athalon
> machines), etc?

No highmem support,

No journaled filesystems.

No netfilter.  Fewer networking features.  Period.  (ethernet bridging, etc)

Slower SMP

I don't know if it's psycological, but whenever I booted 2.2 on my desktop,
it felt slower.

This was a while ago though.

Mike

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-25 17:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-25 14:24 Robert L. Harris
2003-07-25 18:08 ` Mike Fedyk [this message]
2003-07-25 22:34 ` jw schultz
2003-07-25 23:29 ` Bernd Eckenfels
2003-07-26  0:02   ` Alan Cox
2003-07-26  0:47     ` Robert L. Harris
2003-07-26 12:36       ` Alan Cox
2003-07-26 22:49         ` Robert L. Harris
2003-07-26 15:25     ` Geert Uytterhoeven
2003-07-28 15:00   ` Robert L. Harris
2003-07-31 19:32 ` Andrew Scott

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