Re: bits from the release team
On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 06:43:28PM -0500, Brian Nelson wrote:
> md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:
> > On Jan 04, Adam Heath <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Not to mention that 2.6.15 requires a newer udev. Who knows what other newer
> >> things newer kernels might require.
> > OTOH, old kernel are buggy and out of date wrt modern hardware, and we
> > lack the manpower to backport for years fixes and new features RHEL-style.
> > Do you have a better solution?
> Why don't we use RHEL's kernel, or collaborate with them to maintain a
> stable kernel tree, or something?
Why doesn't debian really collaborate with ubuntu on the kernels, which would
be more natural. Debian use mostly the mainline upstream kernels, which is
where everything goes back in anyway, so ...