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Re: Debian stable & SATA drive

On Sat, 2006-06-10 at 14:19 -0700, Michael M. wrote: 
> Owen Heisler wrote:
> >
> > This doesn't really answer my question; maybe you misunderstood (didn't
> > understand my babbling).  I just want to know how long it will be
> > (date/release/revision) until Debian stable will work with the SATA in
> > my system.  As you can see above, the testing-amd64-netinst image worked
> > for me.  I am guessing that, since this image is "Etch", that it will be
> > after Etch is released that "Debian stable" will work for me (because it
> > will be Etch, then).  If that is true, is there any answer to when Etch
> > will be released?  Is it "any time now", as I have seen mentioned here
> > or, like I said before, 2-3 years after the previous release (after June
> > 2007)? 
> Debian Etch is scheduled for release on or about the first week of 
> December, 2006, according to the most recent schedule I've seen.  The 
> kernel and toolchain freeze is supposed to go into effect at the end of 
> July; the base freeze in August, and the general freeze in mid-October.
> It's anyone's guess whether it will all play out this way, but the 
> developers are committed to doing everything possible to make it happen, 
> after the disastrous delay releasing Sarge.  See Ian Murdock's blog post 
> of May 08:
> http://ianmurdock.com/?p=329

Thanks; this is precisely what I wanted.  Why is this (tentative)
schedule not on the main Debian.org site?

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