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Old 06-08-2005, 12:04 AM   #1
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Vanilla Kernel


Does anyone know what a vanilla kernel is? Can't find much info on google and it's been bugging me for ages!

Old 06-08-2005, 12:24 AM   #2
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i dont recall hearing about it before, nor have i looked..
but heres my guess: i think it would be one that has been stripped of any unnecessary modules/code and would be used on servers or something, where all of its focus and cpu power would be geard on one specific task and to do it most efficiently it will only do that ONE specific task.
hence the vanilla...plain..simple.. original.

edit: april was only 2 months ago!

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The vanilla kernels are the original kernels as released by Linus Torvalds at
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Cheers thanks for the info!



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