[CentOS] How can a company help, officially?

Tue Apr 12 19:36:24 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 4/12/2011 2:23 PM, John R Pierce wrote:
> On 04/12/11 12:10 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Or thousands of people can't make the Linux kernel better or faster than
>> Linus could have done by himself?
> imho, the linux kernel is a freekin mess of conflicted crap, ever
> changing.  50 different IO schedulers yet none of them can get write
> barriers sorted out correctly.   driver ABIs that change with every
> build.  etc etc.

But you can't blame that last decision on the crowdsourcing...  In fact, 
getting some protection from it is one of the reasons we are on an 
'enterprise' disto list instead of using the authoritative version of 
the day.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com