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Re: 2.4.x compile on SPARC?

On Mon, May 28, 2001 at 09:52:10AM +0200, Marco Gaiarin wrote:
> Mandi! Erik Mouw
>   In chel di` si favelave...
> > Linux-2.4.x is currently broken for Sparc32 because it doesn't have
> > a maintainer. Please use linux-2.2.x.
> Uh. This is ``official''?!

Well, that's what Dave Miller says on the linux-kernel mailing list:

    From: "David S. Miller" <davem@redhat.com>
    To: Rafael Diniz <rafael2k@terra.com.br>
    Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
    Date:   Thu, 10 May 2001 18:32:20 -0700 (PDT)
    Subject: Re: kernel 2.4 doesn't work in Sparc IPX

    Rafael Diniz writes:
     > Why kernel 2.4 doesn't work in Sparcs IPX?
     > It's a good machine and I want to continue to use Linux on it...

    So please continue to use 2.2.x kernels until we get someone
    to maintain the sun4c port in 2.4.x.

    David S. Miller

I'd call that quite official :)


J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Department
of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology and Systems,
Delft University of Technology, PO BOX 5031,  2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-15-2783635  Fax: +31-15-2781843  Email: J.A.K.Mouw@its.tudelft.nl
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