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From: "Robert L. Harris" <Robert.L.Harris@rdlg.net>
To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Cc: Bernd Eckenfels <ecki-lkm@lina.inka.de>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: 2.4 -> 2.2 differences?
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 20:47:53 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030726004753.GA32585@rdlg.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1059177773.1204.22.camel@dhcp22.swansea.linux.org.uk>

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Too bad you don't have anything they gave you or which they took back 
from you that could be used against them.


Thus spake Alan Cox (alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk):

> On Sad, 2003-07-26 at 00:29, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> > In article <20030725142434.GS32585@rdlg.net> you 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.
> > 
> > it is easier to turn off SMP.
> > 
> > BTW: what will happen if there is some SMP code from IBM in the kernel which
> > is owned by SCO? Isnt it a matter of days to remove that code? Does anybody
> > have to pay for past usage of the code?
> 
> The core 2.2 SMP code is stuff I wrote. Caldera (aka SCO) even provided
> me the hardware and asked me to do it. The later table parser code is
> from Intel.
> 
> 
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  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-26  0:32 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
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 [this message]
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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