Re: The history of the Linux OS

Steven Roberts (
Tue, 01 Dec 1998 15:07:57 -0800

"Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH" wrote:
> In message <>, Larry McVoy writes:
> +-----
> | I'm not sure what the problem is - I have no intent or interest in recreating
> | all the steps between releases, but we have all the released version of the
> | kernels. So what's to prevent from getting the first one, checking it in,
> +--->8
> But we don't. 0.99.14, for example, is noticeably missing from the list ---
> and I remember 0.99.14 very well because it was the first kernel that was
> stable enough for production use by most then Linuxers, marred only by small
> issues such as (IIRC) ATI and S3 video cards vs. COM4. And it's right smack
> in the middle of the list of released kernels.
Interesting... at first when I saw that 0.99pl14 was missing, I thought
it was the C++ kernel release...

was 0.99pl13 the C++ compiled one then? I remember Linus did it for one
and only rev...

just curious (memory a little foggy...)


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