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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 04:15:32PM +0200, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> That's testing and unstable, not stable. If you look up you'll see that
> Evan was asking about stable.
Sorry, I didn't notice that!

Ciao

Elimar

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