Re: assembler in mu-linux

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Sun Oct 13 2002 - 17:39:01 CEST

On Sun, Oct 13, 2002 at 03:00:46PM +0200, Maxim Belooussov wrote:
> Hello mulinux users,
> I remember Michele wanted to upgrade the kernel of mu-linux, but it
> would mean changing the libc support, also would require quite a few
> changes for dial-up support, etc. And most probably the newer versions
> of all the little programmes would require more like a CD then just a
> floppy. So it's been postponed indefinitely.
> But I've also seen such thing as a-linux.
> It's about using assembler programmes, linked to libc and working with
> the latest kernel. Each programme doesn't take much, but is quite
> functional.
> Michele, maybe this could be it - a chance to switch kernels? ;)
> I also wonder if new mu could have some of these assembler utils
> compiled directly into kernel itself :D Far-fetched, but just being
> creative...
> Thinking of creativity - next mu could be all internet-based mu right
> from the start. Boot from a single floppy, that has internet
> dial-in/network support, get the plugins either automatically from
> sunsite or from disk/network, install them directly - and you're set!

I subscribe completely your points.
(see my email with the subject "The future")


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