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Re: How to know which 2.6.16 "sub-minor" kernel I'm running

On Thu, 2006-07-13 at 14:01 -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
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> The latest 2.6.16 version is, which was released on
> 2006-07-06.  linux-source-2.6.16 v2.6.16-16 is timestamped 2006-07-08.
> $ apt-cache policy linux-source-2.6.16
> linux-source-2.6.16:
>   Installed: 2.6.16-16
>   Candidate: 2.6.16-16
>   Version table:
>  *** 2.6.16-16 0
>         500 ftp://mirrors.kernel.org unstable/main Packages
>         100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

You aren't asking the right question here.

There isn't much correlation to 2.6.16-16 for a Debian Kernel as
compared to a sub-minor like At least as much as I can tell
from the Debian Kernel list and Commits being done on costa.d.o.

The Debian Kernel has significant patches applied to it that fix a
"certain number" of problems or features misbehaviors, then the
<Ethereal Gods in charge of the Debian Kernel Team> decide to issue an
epoch or incremental. There are changelogs you can get to see where
everything comes along from.

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