Question to Torvalds

By: Maynard Handley (name99.delete@this.name99.org), January 9, 2021 3:12 pm
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bakk (bakk.delete@this.tuta.io) on January 9, 2021 2:35 pm wrote:
> Linus Torvalds (torvalds.delete@this.linux-foundation.org) on November 14, 2020 1:12 pm wrote:
> > Paul (pavel.delete@this.noa-labs.com) on November 14, 2020 3:08 am wrote:
> > >
> > > What do you think of the new Apple laptop?
> >
> > I'd absolutely love to have one, if it just ran Linux.. I have fairly fond memories
> > of the 11" Macbook Air (I think 4,1) that I used about a decade ago (but moved away
> > from because it took Apple too long to fix the screen - and by the time they did, I'd
> > moved on to better laptops, and Apple had moved on to make Linux less convenient).
> >
> > Apple may run Linux in their cloud, but their laptops don't ;(
> >
> > I've been waiting for an ARM laptop that can run Linux for a long time. The new
> > Air would be almost perfect, except for the OS. And I don't have the time to tinker
> > with it, or the inclination to fight companies that don't want to help.
> >
> > Linus
>
> This is actually being worked on by Hector Martin and Alyssa Rosenzweig. https://asahilinux.org/

The page explains everything except the most important question: why bother?
I ask this seriously: what does achieving raw metal linux achieve over VM linux?

OK, sure, it's a fun hobby, whatever, we all have our hobbies. But should anyone with a different hobby care?
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