I got/gave Linux for Xmas?

Brad Midgley bmidgley at xmission.com
Thu Dec 27 13:10:31 MST 2007


Steve

> Which brings me to question about Linux in general, why is the 2.4
> Kernel so widely used for embedded devices?

This is a constant source of frustration on the bluez mailing lists. The
bluetooth in 2.4 is really bad. There are probably a lot of other
subsystems showing their age.

And to properly combine this with your xmas thread, in time for xmas I
got a couple of boards from gumstix in trade for helping with bluetooth.
Fortunately these guys track 2.6.x really well.

Brad



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