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Re: Patch for 2.6.12 and +

On Sun, Sep 18, 2005 at 06:15:44PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> writes:
> > On Sun, Sep 18, 2005 at 04:11:19PM -0300, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> >> Nicolas DET <det.nicolas@free.fr> writes:
> >> 
> >> > The patch has been tested on 2.6.12, 2.6.13 and 2.6.14-rc1
> >> 
> >> Would be good to check if module continue to be builtable on older
> >> kernel versions.
> >
> > It should, but anyway there will be no older kernel versions in etch on
> > powerpc, so there is no real point in this. If nothing else those can use
> > sarge or even woody mol versions, if they really need to use antiquated
> > kernels :)
> Yes but we continue to have 2.6.11 on etch, right? so would be good if
> it compile on it.

There are 2.6.11 mol package in etch too, but there is already a bug report
against ftp.debian.org asking for its removal, i believe the packages are no
more in sid, and thus any upgrade path for 2.6.11 is difficult at best, and we
(the debian kernel team) really want to get ride of it.

And anyway, the patch should be backward compatible. No promise for 2.4
kernels though.


Sven Luther

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