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Bug#406111: fix i965 etch kernel support

On Wed, 25 Apr 2007 12:22:46 +0200 maximilian attems wrote:

> latest debian-kernel repo added the fix, working right now here.
> could you please test&confirm the latest available 2.6.18 snapshot
> see etch apt line -> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianKernel

I need linux-image-2.6.18-5-amd64_*_amd64.deb, but it seems that
does not have such a build.
I don't have the time to build it myself, now.
Will the amd64 build be available on kernel-archive.buildserver.net in
the near future?

Moreover, I'm currently running Debian testing (lenny) and I'm waiting
for linux-image-2.6.20-1-amd64_*_amd64.deb to migrate from unstable to
According to
this migration is currently blocked by the usual 10-day quarantine, by
RC bugs, and by the migration of glibc (which, in its turn, is too
young, has RC bugs, and is in freeze...).

I wonder if I could just install linux-image-2.6.20-1-amd64_*_amd64.deb
from sid:

  $ wget http://ftp.it.debian.org/debian/pool/main/l/linux-2.6/linux-image-2.6.20-1-amd64_2.6.20-3_amd64.deb
  # dpkg -i linux-image-2.6.20-1-amd64_2.6.20-3_amd64.deb

Does a lenny box need glibc 2.5 to work properly with that kernel from
sid?  By comparing dependencies, it seems that the kernel is installable
on a lenny box:

What do you suggest?

 Need to read a Debian testing installation walk-through?
..................................................... Francesco Poli .
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