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Re: kernel updates into stable



On Fri, 30 Aug 2002 the mental interface of Colin Watson told:

> On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 09:05:30PM +1000, Evan Read wrote:
> > I was wondering if, going against the Debian stable grain, kernel
> > updates (like the seemingly well tested 2.4.19) kernel will ever make
> > it into stable?  
> 
> It's certainly been known in the past for this to happen, especially in
> low-numbered point revisions. They frequently fix serious installation
> bugs on one type of hardware or another, and upgraders don't have to use
> the new kernel unless they want to do so.
> 
> However, it's largely up to the kernel maintainer.
[...]

apt-cache search kernel-image | grep 2.4.19

kernel-image-2.4.19-386 - Linux kernel image for version 2.4.19 on \
386.
kernel-image-2.4.19-586tsc - Linux kernel image for version 2.4.19 \
on Pentium-Classic.
kernel-image-2.4.19-686 - Linux kernel image 2.4.19 on \
PPro/Celeron/PII/PIII/PIV.
kernel-image-2.4.19-686-smp - Linux kernel image 2.4.19 on \
PPro/Celeron/PII/PIII/PIV SMP.  
kernel-image-2.4.19-k6 - Linux
kernel image for version 2.4.19 on AMD K6/K6-II/K6-III
kernel-image-2.4.19-k7 - Linux kernel image for version 2.4.19 on \
AMD K7.

;-))

Ciao

Elimar

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