Re: official 2.4 debs for sun4cdm (was: Re: kernel 2.4.x on sun4c)
On Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 09:05:22AM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 10:35:21AM +0200, Thomas 'Mike' Michlmayr wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 22, 2002 at 21:52:17 -0400,
> > Ben Collins <email@example.com> wrote:
> > [...]
> > > Because kernel 2.4.x is not stable on sun4cdm yet. You've noted that
> > > already :)
> > actually, 2.4.19 was behaving quite well on my SS20 (even in SMP mode)
> > and LX. i'm running the dual-SS20 as my two-headed desktop, and it works
> > better with 2.4 than with 2.2 (there were issues with the mouse that the
> > kernel-upgrade solved). and the 2.4.20-pre11 image from rob seems to have
> > fixed the last outstanding annoyance (problems with swap on SMP kernels).
> > as far as i can tell from my desktop and firewall, 2.4.current on sun4cdm
> > is no worse than on i386.
> > could we please start to reevaluate the '2.4 is bad for sun4cdm' mantra
> > and actually give 2.4 a chance?
> When you have to answer to a few thousand Linux-sparc users for your
> decisions, then you can make that choice.
> Answer me this, is the swapon segfault on boot fixed? If not, then I'll
> leave 2.4.x out for sparc32 for now. I don't need 20 emails a day to
> this list asking "Is this swapon segfault bad?".
I suggest you talk with Rob and see what his opinions are.