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Re: checking the release-critical bugs

On Thu, Nov 19, 1998 at 10:54:56AM +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> Wichert Akkerman writes:
>  > 
>  > I propose the following bugs should not be marked as release-critical:
>  > 
>  > 29480 aic7xxx 5.1.0 breaks AIC-7880 support...
>  >  Why: we don't use 2.0.35 for the bootdisks, so in general this should not
> No, please upgrade to aic7xxx 5.1.2 or apply the patch to the
> boot. There are now so many new motherboards with this chipset, so it
> would be a pain if Debian cannot install on all these machines.
> _And_ make sure, that the bootfloppies use this kernel as well (or a
> patched 2.0.34).

boot-floppies_2.1.0 use the kernel from kernel-image-2.0.35_2.0.35-2.deb
That kernel uses aic7xxx 5.1.0. IMHO, the proper way to fix this bug is
building a new kernel-image*.deb using aic7xxx 5.1.2, and rebuilding the
boot-floppies using that kernel package.

Enrique Zanardi					ezanardi@ull.es

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