Re: WARNING X 188.8.131.52a-6.1 uploaded (was Re: xbase-clients package ?)
On Wed, 28 Oct 1998, Anders Hammarquist wrote:
> It was discussed here a few days back. Your libc and dpkg are fine, I don't
> remember if the stock 2.0 kernels are, or if they needed patching. (2.1
> kernels are fine, and since that's what I use I wasn't really paying attention
> to the 2.0 issues).
Aw, hell. Forgot to mention that the kernel needs to be patched if you're
using a 2.0 kernel :-( The problem is that the 2.0 kernels don't return
the correct error if you call lchown() (which is unsupported in stock 2.0
Seeing as how I have always run 2.1 kernels on the Alpha, I should've
remembered that, but didn't. I sorry :-(
I'll dig up the kernel patch and post it for you.