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Re: Which MIPS kernel is good to start up? linux-mips.org or Montavis

To: "Ralf Baechle" <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: Which MIPS kernel is good to start up? linux-mips.org or Montavista?
From: "colin" <colin@realtek.com.tw>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 14:11:20 +0800
Cc: <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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Dear Ralf,

> The time where choosing 2.4 for new project still did make sense is over.

Why? Isn't it stable of Kernel 2.6 for MIPS?

Regards,
Colin

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ralf Baechle" <ralf@linux-mips.org>
To: "colin" <colin@realtek.com.tw>
Cc: <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2004 11:14 AM
Subject: Re: Which MIPS kernel is good to start up? linux-mips.org or
Montavista?


> On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 03:08:34PM +0800, colin wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> > We want to begin to put Linux to our new board with 4KEc CPU.
> > Is it better to start porting from Montavista's Kernel, or from the one
of
> > linux-mips.org?
> > I phoned the sales of Montavista and he told me the difference of these
2
> > kernels are little, but their kernels have been tested a lot for
stability.
>
> A kernel isn't everything you'd get from Montavista; the comparison of
> a site that's primarily geared towards development and a company that
> is selling is probably not appropriate ...
>
> > Naturally, we would like to choose the kernel version above 2.6.
>
> The time where choosing 2.4 for new project still did make sense is over.
>
>   Ralf


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