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KernelTrap: April Fools on LKML

Apr 01, 2005, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"Every year the lkml sees a handful of April 1'st gags, and this year was no exception. One of the more elaborate jokes was Dave Jones' announcement of a new Linux-like operating system for the x86-64 architecture called 'Davix.' He begins his announcement, 'do you pine for the nice days of Linux-1.1, when men were men and wrote their own device drivers? Are you without a nice project and just dying to cut your teeth on a OS you can try to modify for your needs? Are you finding it frustrating when everything works on Linux? No more all-nighters to get a nifty program working? Then this post might be just for you :-)'

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