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Re: kernel-image-2.4.27-powerpc-smp-pmac unstable with CONFIG_HIGHMEM=y

Branden Robinson wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 01:00:52PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
>> Which is why you should be running 2.6 kernels on your powerpc box. The
>> 2.4 kernels are largely abandoned by upstream powerpc developers, and are
>> not the default on powerpc in debian anymore. Especially for largely
>> uncommon situations like highmem and smp kernels, the latest 2.6 kernels
>> are your safest bet.
> If we're discontining support for 2.4.x kernels on PowerPC, then we should
> stop shipping packages for them.
> Otherwise, support them.
> Moreover, I doubt highmem+SMP configurations are all that rare,
> particularly on recent hardware.
I have a highmem + SMP setup (Umax S900) but dont use the kernel-images.
But dont stop 2.4 kernel-packages because its the only way to boot if you
use quik on an oldworld. 2.6 only works with BootX.

Bye chris.

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