[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: advantage of new kernel 2.0.34



Previously Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
> Well, our news server (Diablo, #threehundredsomething in the top1000)
> crashed regulary with all the 2.0.x kernels but with the later 2.0.34pre
> kernels it has been rock-stable.

2.0.33 regulary hangs on newer Intel chipsets. I installed Debian on a
friend's computer a week ago and the system would always hang within
the hour. Installing 2.0.34pre16 fixed everything.

Furthermore, 2.0.34 fixes a lot of security problems, not all of which
are in the Debian 2.0.33 package IIRC.

IMHO we really should put 2.0.34 in hamm. It's already been stress-tested
by a lot of people, so it shouldn't be a risk for us.

Wichert.

-- 
==============================================================================
This combination of bytes forms a message written to you by Wichert Akkerman.
E-Mail: wakkerma@wi.LeidenUniv.nl
WWW: http://www.wi.leidenuniv.nl/~wichert/

Attachment: pgphIDydZhGhz.pgp
Description: PGP signature


Reply to: