Re: getting kernel 2.2 into slink
Joseph Carter wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 21, 1999 at 12:34:57PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Would anyone object if kernel 2.2 were packaged up at least as a
> > kernel-source package for slink? 2.0.3x would remain slink's default kernel,
> > would be used on the boot disks, etc, but this would let people get ahold of
> > kernel 2.2 easily on a debian cdrom, and it would let us say that debian
> > supports 2.2. (I was at a LUG meeting the other day, and I was asked about
> > this very thing a couple of times; people obviously care about it.)
> > Brian, would this be too grave a violation of your "no new code" rule?
> > (For those not yet in the know -- kernel 2.2 will probably be released next
> > week.)
> There is precedent for this as there is a 2.1.125 package in slink now.
> I think it's not a big deal if there are big disclaimers attached that
> slink is not a 2.2 targetted dist.
Can you put 2.2 at least in potato ? I am using here 2.1.131 but didn't
try to upgrade to 2.2.preX as I have understood that there were some
problems. Are the problems solved ? Can I safely grab the kernel, build
it with kernel-package and install the result ?
Are there many system configuration changes to be done to get 2.2.pre
kernels working ?