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Re: What kernel to use?

On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 07:39:42AM -0500, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> Ethan Benson wrote:
> > stick with 2.2.18, its stable from mainline, requires no patching, no
> > bk, no rysnc crap.
> Actually, stock 2.2.18 from kernel.org does *NOT* build without patches, if you
> build with the new input layer (i.e. with the Debian .config).  The thing to do is
> probably to get kernel-source-2.2.18pre21, kernel-patch-2.2.18pre21-powerpc, and
> kernel-package, and build using make-kpkg so it automatically ptaches.

rubbish, i am running 2.2.18 from ftp.kernel.org unpatched *with* the
new input layer and it compiles and functions just fine.  perhaps the
debian config is broken, if you don't select the right adb driver the
kernel does fail to link, but that is a configuration issue not a code

> FWIW, I have found the 2.4 bk snapshots at ftp.fsmlabs.com to be fairly stable, but
> they change every day so YMMV.

ymmv for sure, hang around irc for a few days ugh.... 2.4 == yuk ;-)

Ethan Benson

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