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Re: Bits from the kernel team

On Wed, 2009-12-23 at 01:51 +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > Currently you can install kernel images from unstable or backports
> > without any extra dependencies.  I'm not aware of any significant
> > breakage though some packages may rely on deprecated and removed stuff
> > in procfs or sysfs.
> I've been running upstream kernels without any problems on Lenny.
> The only issue I'm aware of is that the init script of nfs-kernel-server is
> not compatible with 2.6.32.
> The following change in /etc/init.d/nfs-kernel-server fixes this:
>  		# See if our running kernel supports the NFS kernel server
> -		if [ -f /proc/kallsyms ] && ! grep -qE 'init_nf(sd|    )' /proc/kallsyms; then
> +		if ! [ -d /sys/module/nfsd ]; then

I made that change myself, how could I forget it?!


Ben Hutchings
Experience is what causes a person to make new mistakes instead of old ones.

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