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RE: unstable more stable than testing

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Albert Cahalan [mailto:albert@users.sf.net] 
> Sent: Saturday, March 08, 2003 6:40 PM
> To: debian-powerpc@lists.debian.org
> Cc: 170922@bugs.debian.org
> Subject: unstable more stable than testing
> No kidding. IMHO, this is just plain wrong. :-)
> I added an "unstable" line to /etc/apt/sources.lst
> so that I could get support for Linux 2.5.xx kernel
> modules, which forced a glibc upgrade as well.
> Then I booted into 2.5.62 with oprofile hacked in.
> (using linuxppc-2.5 source)
> Suddenly:
> 1. Some video corruption at the top of X goes away.
>    (Rage 128 PF/PRO AGP 4x TMDS with Cinema display)
> 2. The gnome-spell + evolution bug goes away:
>    170922 147398 144415
>    Maybe CLONE_THREAD is being used?
> 3. My onboard Ethernet comes back from the dead.
>    I have a Mac Cube; for a year now the built-in
>    100 Mb/s Ethernet has been all "00" in "lspci -x"
>    and completely unable to work. Now it works.

Well, testing is at least partically fixed up now. 


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