Re: Please add following hint to block linux-2.6 until Beta1 is out
On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 05:17:08PM -0200, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Mike Hommey <email@example.com> 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 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.
Though 2.6.24-3 onwards also includes the /sys/class/power_supply stuff,
and unless hal gets fixed (and it is fixed in upstream git), a few
software will report twice as much batteries as really present.