Re: Anybody using 2.6 kernel packages?
On Wed, 15 Oct 2003 10:40:34 -0500, Kirk Strauser wrote:
> Is anyone using the 2.6.0-test* kernel packages -- successfully? I
I do not use the debian packages but compile the source from kernel.org
> installed the -test4 image to play around, and I immediately noticed three
> 1) I can't log in to a KDE session using KDM. 2) My motherboard's
Tried another login manager? I use gdm here, no problems.
> Promise IDE controller is detected, but neither of the
> drives (one CD-R, one DVD) are found.
Perhaps you still have hdc=ide-scsi in your lilo/grub command line? Remove
them they are not needed any more.
> 3) I can't type the "|" character at a console prompt.
Sorry, no problems here.
> I don't really have the time to track these down right now so I rebooted
> back into 2.4, but I was wondering if anyone has had better luck than I
> did. Is it worth upgrading at this time? I've head that 2.6 has much
> better support for IDE CD-Rs; is this true?
Perhaps try to compile your own kernel from source. If the problem
persists it might be a kernel problem - if not it seems to be related to
debian patches or packaging.