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Re: 2.4 kernel as default boot kernel on CD #1 ??

On Fri, Apr 05, 2002 at 10:07:38AM +0200, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> #include <hallo.h>
> Jim Westveer wrote on Thu Apr 04, 2002 um 05:24:24PM:
> > > And last, woody ought to be 2.2 based and not 2.4 based ... but since I
> > > also find it lame to use 2.2.x by default nowadays ...
> > >
> > 
> > I disagree,  2.4.x kernels have been out for over 2 years.....we should
> > not release a "new" version of Debian with such an outdated kernel !
> > [appologies in advance to the boot-floppy group for all their hard work]
> Agreed. The decission, which flavor has to be on the first CD, is done
> by debian-cd's scripts, see
> /usr/share/debian-cd/tools/boot/woody/boot-i386. CD distributors can
> change it if they like.
> IMHO bf2.4 is stable enough to be used as installation
> kernel and is used by most people (Impression, looking at submitter's
> data of recent bug/success reports).
> But who makes this decission for the CD Nr.1? DPL?
> BTW: I personaly think that "compact" on the second CD does not make
> sence, its primarily goal is smart floppy-based installation. 

The DPL makes no such decisions. If anything, the technical committee
would. But I think the port maintainers obviously have the most say in


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