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Re: MIPS kernel snapshots - 2.6.32-rc8

On Wednesday 25 November 2009 18:01:23 Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Florian Fainelli <florian@alphacore.org> [2009-11-25 14:54]:
> > Do plan at some point to switch to 64-bits kernels for Qube2? They
> > have been working fine for me for about two years now.
> Good question.  I remember we had some 64-bit related issues on Cobalt
> back in 2006 (some related to PCI cards).  I've no idea if those ever
> got resolved or not.  Are you using any PCI cards?

Yes I do remember there were some issues which seems to be gone now.
I am using a RT2500PCI Wi-Fi card ont it and used to have an OHCI-PCI 
controler which worked fine too.

> Anyway, if there's a big demand to switch to 64-bit I can make that
> change.  What do others think?
> I personally consider Cobalt to be in "maintenance mode" so I'm
> reluctant to make changes unless there is a good reason.  BTW, if you
> (or someone else) are interested in taking over Cobalt (or all of
> MIPS) kernel/installer in Debian you'd be very welcome.

My box is there just to test linux-mips kernels as well as Debian 
installations so that would be ok with me.

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