Re: debian 2.1r3 needed and release team coordination
>>>>> "Adam" == Adam Di Carlo <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Adam> Turbo Fredriksson <email@example.com> writes:
>> >>>>> "Adam" == Adam Di Carlo <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Adam> IMHO, we should be thinking about Debian 2.1r3. This is
Adam> what I think needs to be in Debian 2.1r3 and why we need it:
Adam> * replace kernel-source 2.2.1 pkg with 2.2.5 or better
Adam> Rationale: 2.2.1 is very evil
>> I got a 2.2.5-ac3 kernel package ready at
Adam> Does that fix the Adaptec problems?
Must have, since I've been running on a Adaptec 2940 and 2. kernel
for years (well... :)
What exacly is the problem?
>> This kernel also have the /proc/.config patch applied, which I
>> think would be good if we include in ALL of our future kernels.
Adam> What is that exactly?
>From the patch:
+ Saying Y here will make a snapshot of your configuration options
+ permanently available via /proc/.config file. It is useful if you
+ compile several kernel images with different configuration options
+ and would like to keep track of which is which.
+ This option will enlarge your kernel by about 10-12 KB, depending on
+ the size of your /usr/src/linux/.config file.
I find this _MOST_ usefull...
Turbo __ _ Debian GNU Unix _IS_ user friendly - it's just
^^^^^ / /(_)_ __ _ ___ __ selective about who its friends are
/ / | | '_ \| | | \ \/ / Debian Certified Linux Developer
_ /// / /__| | | | | |_| |> < Turbo Fredriksson email@example.com
\\\/ \____/_|_| |_|\__,_/_/\_\ Gothenburg/Sweden
Nazi Peking strategic KGB supercomputer class struggle Khaddafi Delta
Force Ortega Kennedy plutonium terrorist Noriega [Hello to all my fans
in domestic surveillance] Honduras