Help on new distro choices?

Justin Findlay justin at
Wed Aug 23 13:33:58 MDT 2006


On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 10:00:06AM -0600, Michael L Torrie wrote:
> I also challenge the idea that a vanilla kernel is going to be any
> faster than the Fedora stock kernel.  Fedora ships with tons of driver
> support, but by and large that is in modules and not in the main kernel
> unless you use it.  Even unused subsystems in the kernel are not going
> to make that much of a difference.

It's not vanilla necessarily, but an arch-specific build that makes the
main difference.  Of course all of that depends on how well gcc can/will
optimize for your specific architecture.


Justin



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