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Re: Features/ArchitectureSupport - changing what we build for



Benny Amorsen wrote:
>> What are the chances GRUB/syslinux could be taught to look at a few
>> special CPU flags (can you fetch the important flags from real mode?)
>> and only present "compatible" (as determined by config arguments, not
>> GRUB/syslinux poking into kernels) boot options?  That would help the
>> LiveCD case as well.  You could have both 32-PAE and 64 kernels on the
>> CD and choose at boot time, although that would take up a large amount
>> of space (so maybe not feasible for LiveCD).
> 
> That would be rather neat. Tricky, but neat.

But our live images are already heavily size-constrained. There's definitely
no room for multiple kernels on the KDE live image, and I don't think the
GNOME image has any room left either.

        Kevin Kofler


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