Re: Preparing 2.6.17-7
On Sun, Aug 20, 2006 at 03:17:58PM +0200, Frederik Schueler wrote:
> the next 2.6.17 upload, version 2.6.17-7 should become a candidate for
> I would like to schedule the upload for Wednesday, Aug. 23.
> amd64 and i386 will go through NEW again, due to the added xen images.
> we have 4 RC bugs left, of which 2 need immediate attention:
> #342246: [ia64 headers] arch/ia64/modules.lds: No such file or directory
> #369517: linux-image-2.6.16-1-alpha-smp: undefined scsi symbols; fails
> to allocate percpu data
The alpha smp kernel didn't work in sarge either. I would suggest dropping
this flavor until someone steps up to maintain it. My alphas have always
been UP, so I have no interest in it myself.
> The other two RC bugs concern firmware, and will be addressed after a
> solution for the firmware issue has been found.
> Unfortunately, alpha seems rather unmaintained lately. We cannot support
> it anymore this way, and may remove it in a future upload.
This is a baseless ultimatum; the kernels on alpha are as in as good of
shape as at any time in the etch release cycle.
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