Re: Selection of kernel for Lenny (was: 2.6.25-2 testing sync)
On Thu, 10 Jul 2008, Andres Salomon wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Jul 2008 09:15:14 +0200
> maximilian attems <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 07, 2008 at 10:09:43PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> > >
> > > I'm having serious trouble parsing what you're trying to say here.
> > > Could you rephrase?
> > you never checked the rh kernel. they do a *lot* of backporting and
> > have a big team working on that. so you'll notice that none of those
> > patches landed in ours. so your argument sounds nice, but doesn't
> > help in practise.
> > .26 got a *lot* upstream attention and solves a number of .25
> > regressions. it is wanted for read-only bind mounts, kernel debugger,
> > kvm + xen + wireless improvements, allmost net namespaces and uvc cam
> > support.
> Not to mention OLPC support; it would be *really* nice to be able to
> use d-i to install Debian onto an XO. Of course, other things
> (grub-under-OFW or just plain OFW support, jffs2 formatting support,
> etc) would need to be in place as well for it to work. I haven't kept
> up on the status of those things, but I know that people have been
> working on them.
right forgot to mention PS3 efforts too.