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Re: sarge?



On Sun, May 02, 2004 at 10:36:13AM +0200, Andreas Janssen wrote:
> Hello
> 
> David Fokkema (<dfokkema@ileos.nl>) wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, May 01, 2004 at 09:33:30PM -0600, Jules Dubois wrote:
> >> In article <20040502025606.GA9609@nitpicking.com>, on Sat, 01 May
> >> 2004 22:56:06 -0400, Carl Fink wrote:
> >> 
> >> > And it is IMPOSSIBLE to use Woody on a new server
> >> > now, because it doesn't support current hardware.
> >> 
> >> What current hardware isn't supported by Woody?
> > 
> > My 3Com 3c940 1Mbit ethernet card (sk98lin driver), but I suspect this
> > will be fixed by using kernel 2.4.24 from woody-proposed-updates. I
> > really think that most hardware problems are kernel related and will
> > be fixed in the next point release. Until then, put
> > woody-proposed-updates in your sources.
> 
> If I remember correctly, this is not the first time that an updated
> kernel newer than 2.4.18 is in proposed-updates. So far they newer made
> it into the next revision, mostly for compatibility reasons (I think
> even the updated 2.4.18 packages were rejected last time).  Is there
> any reason to believe that it will be different next time?

I didn't know this. I really hope 2.4.24 makes it into woody.

David

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