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Re: Please add following hint to block linux-2.6 until Beta1 is out

Mike Hommey <mh@glandium.org> writes:

> On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 07:56:55PM +0100, maximilian attems wrote:
>> On Thu, 14 Feb 2008, Otavio Salvador wrote:
>> > 
>> > Hello RM and SRM teams,
>> > 
>> > I hereby ask for a block on linux-2.6 source package until d-i Beta1
>> > gets out. If it migrates before we do the final images we can need to
>> > delay d-i release.
>> nacked as maintainer,
>> you are blocking for more then 2 weeks linux-2.6 migration to testing.
>> we need massife testing of 2.6.24 for etch+half, sid is not enough.
>> also 2.6.22 was meant to be ready 4 month ago, sorry but
>> that schedule is over.
>> > As discussed[1] previously at debian-boot we've decided to stay at
>> > 2.6.22 for this release and do a release as fast as possible with
>> > 2.6.24.
>> > 
>> > 1. http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/2008/02/msg00012.html
>> very bad decision 2.6.24 is needed for a lot of recent hardware,
>> d-i doesn't install on those.
> ... and etch+1 2.6.24 should just be built with the proper options to
> still include deprecated /proc/acpi stuff (and probably disable the new
> interfaces for them, too, as it can have bad side effects on, e.g. hal
> (though I don't know if etch's hal supports /sys/class/power_supply)).

This needs to be done, specially for Etch+Half kernels. It has been
done for sid kernels in 2.6.24-3 upload.

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