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Linux kernel 3.0.66

February 27, 2013 — BarryK
I have compiled this kernel in Wary.

The sources, including compile scripts, are in my sources repo:

I have uploaded the PET, but note, this is for developers only, not for users to install:


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Re 1 file
Username: BarryK
"The last time that I looked at Tinycore, yes it does need a lot of RAM, because, if I recall right, they have the entire filesystem in the the initial ramfs, fully expanded. I made the note in the Quirky release notes, that after bootup, Quirky is using a tmpfs for the Puppy SFS, which does use a swap file/partition. Yes, Quirky is using the usual SFS file, xz compressed, mounted with aufs, so uses minimum RAM, furthermore it is in a tmpfs so can swap out. So after bootup, the only thing that has to stay in RAM is the actual kernel part of kernel.qky. Actually, Quicky would run in a PC with 256MB RAM, even without a swap file/partition, but it would be tight. Quirky release notes:

Greg Kroah-Hartman
Username: don570
" Here is twitter acccount of Greg Kroah-Hartman who is in charge of releasing kernels

RAM racy vs quirky
Username: broomdodger
"I do not know if this relevent. I used the same save file from racy5491 to start quirky. As soon as each started I did a free in terminal. Seems quirky uses about 90 MB more RAM. racy5491 180011 free total used free shared buffers Mem: 2064632 155416 1909216 0 17968 -/+ buffers: 137448 1927184 Swap: 2047996 0 2047996 quirky5491 180235 free total used free shared buffers Mem: 2064508 245984 1818524 0 17524 -/+ buffers: 228460 1836048 Swap: 2047996 0 2047996 Bill

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