Subject: re: Zoom. Now what? :)
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: matthew green <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 08/02/1999 18:51:16
   > I've noticed that some options I'm used to seeing on are off in GENERIC,
   > such as kernfs and procfs.  Do these have problems, or are they just not
   > useful to Alpha users?  :)
   This is because the meaning of the GENERIC kernel has been corrupted
   a little on other ports. It's supposed to mean: "everything you might
   need to get going", not "everything under the sun". Like many other
   things, it's more right over here. :-)

..i hate to start a flame war...but the alpha is the odd-GENERIC-out here..