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Re: Bug#219582: ITP: linux -- Linux 2.4 kernel

On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 11:07:49PM +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> I don't think automatic (as in unless you press ctrl-C or set the
> package on hold) major kernel-upgrades are wise, they should only be
> done on user-request, when the the user has time to take care of it.
> All my major kernel-upgrades required manual intervention, as I always
> had to change the module options and configuration. (With 2.6 there is
> sysfs and the abolishment of ide-scsi).

Well, I disagree. We automate major upgrades for every package in Debian,
and if there are problems we handle them. I don't see why this is different.

Robert Millan

"[..] but the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making, and in the
thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."

 -- J.R.R.T, Ainulindale (Silmarillion)

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