Re: Kernel BoF, 29th July
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 10:50:58PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Wednesday 29 July 2009, maximilian attems wrote:
> > > Are there logs of the two meetings?
> > well the second meeting got shortcut by recent events,
> > first meeting yes:
> > http://charm.itp.tuwien.ac.at/~mattems/%23debian-kernel.2009-07-25.log
> Just for the record, the following is NOT correct:
> 10:09 <maks> otavio: only linux-modules-extra
> 10:09 <maks> nothing d-i uses and nothing one should really have to care.
> D-I uses the loop-aes modules (for encrypted partitioning) and that is
> exactly why it is so hard to switch D-I to a new kernel version: D-I can
> only realistically switch to a new kernel for an arch when both the
> kernel itself *and* loop-aes are available.
sorry to say so,
but it is idiotic that d-i *depends* on external modules.
even more if it is loop-aes which show a long history of
hostily of the module owner versus linux-2.6 upstream.