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Old 01-21-2004, 02:40 AM   #1
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2.6


so is the new kernal worth the upgrade?

whats so much better about it anways???




just a question
 
Old 01-21-2004, 04:04 AM   #2
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Hi!

Here is a description of what's new in 2.6:
http://www.kniggit.net/wwol26.html

Personally, I don't feel much of a difference. I think that the step from 2.2 to 2.4 was bigger for an average desktop user.

Martin
 
Old 02-15-2004, 11:06 PM   #3
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I think it was worth it just for the upgrade from the Open Sound System to ALSA (with OSS emulation)... no more /dev/dsp errors!
 
Old 02-16-2004, 05:08 AM   #4
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I find the new kernel to be a lot more responsive when under heavy CPU load. I can compile anjuta in the background, and not notice any difference in how Firefox responds.
 
Old 02-16-2004, 05:51 AM   #5
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Remember that a kernel upgrade can also clear security problems. (Also can create) but there might be something you need. I am waiting for more wireless support but hey do the upgrade.
 
  


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