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Bug#245012: initrd in powerpc kernel

On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 08:27:48AM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 08:42:09AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 11:25:43AM +0200, Giuseppe Sacco wrote:
> > > Hi Sven,
> > > it seems that the powerpc kernels are giving some problems because they
> > > aren't using initrd.
> > They run just  fine, i don't know what your proble; is, but anyway ...
> ... It's documented in the bug you just replied to.  

Fine, but still it would be nice to provide at least some context when
forzarding such kind of mail, as a courtesy to offline readers, and
since i am not at home right now, my internet access is somewhat

Anyway, i have no read the bug report quickly, and notice that :

  1) upcoming 2.6.5 packages will be fully modular.
  2) For this reason, i have built JFS, XFS and reiserfs in the kernel a
  week or two ago, so this should be no problem. I have no idea what the
  testing status of it is though, but this should be fixed in the -8 in
  unstable, which also closes a bunch of seucirty holes.

Hope this helps, and explains my misunderstanding about thisproblem.


Sven LUther

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