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Re: making udev require 2.6.15 kernels

On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 02:37:21AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Anyway, I don't see that this is a very good solution.  Disabling all of the
> available boot options for the system doesn't prevent incidental breakage,
> it just changes the *kind* of incidental breakage you get.

It makes it impossible to break by accident. It don't help against hand
made breakages. This is a social problem which can't be fixed by a
technical solution.

> Anything that introduces the possibility of the system breaking on
> reboot/power failure is *worse* than this.

Hu? The kernel image have to be configured already.

> > - Refuse to start on startup if no compatible version is found.
> What does this mean, exactly?  Should that be "upgrade" instead of
> "startup"?  And how does that help us improve users' experience when
> upgrading?

Okay, both. It have to fail without error on upgrades to not break the
complete upgrade.


He's dead, Jim.
		-- McCoy, "The Devil in the Dark", stardate 3196.1

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