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Re: XFree86 update question

On Fri, Sep 14, 2001 at 09:44:51AM +0200, Michael Schmitz wrote:

> People silly enough to upgrade the kernel on an old distribution will get
> hurt.

idiots who touch a hot stove will get burned.  whats your point?

> I'm not sure - with stuff like MOL packages depending on particular Debian
> kernel packages (and refusing to start with another; not sure if that's
> still the case though) there are reasons to at least try the Debian kernels.

bullshit, thats what the mol-modules-src or whatever its called
package is for.  

> I understand that. I'm still using ADB keycodes so I don't have anything
> better to offer.
> Ethan dismissed the temporary mount of /proc to see what kind of keymaps is required as
> hack - in this case I'd rather live with that hack for the transitory

we discussed it ALOT on irc, we came to the inescapable conclusion
that IT WILL NOT WORK.  period end of story, its NOT GOING TO HAPPEN.

> period than compile an ADB keycodes to Linux keymap translation table for
> those that get stuck with the wrong keymap at fsck time.

leaving adb keycodes turned on causes this problem, turning them off
solves it.

Ethan Benson

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