On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 03:28:46PM +0100, Ante Karamatic wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Jan 2009 13:51:32 +0000
> Andy Whitcroft <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Therefore I am proposing we create a new i386 only flavour generic64g
> > which is identicle to the generic flavour except that it enables PAE
> > and options that that requires.
> > Following this email is a patch implementing this for Jaunty.
> > Comments?
> I don't think people will understand what generic64g means (think of
> linux-generic, linux-server and linux-generic64g; what's 64g?). Sure,
Yeah the name could well be better. I was staying away from things with
- and the like as they tend to go wrong. I wanted to get something out
for discussion and am happy to rework the name.
> they could read release notes or some how to, but naming it, for
> example, generic-bigmem would be self explanatory (maybe even just
> bigmem). Even linux-generic-pae would make more sense, since these days
> even lots of Windows users do know that 'PAE makes all memory
>  at first, I didn't make the connection between generic64g and 64GB
> limit. I don't think it's wise to put limitations in the name of the
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