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Re: Does Etch support Intel Woodcrest Xeon processors?

On Fri, Dec 29, 2006 at 10:38:19PM +0200, Justin Hartman wrote:
> On 12/29/06, Andrew Sackville-West <andrew@farwestbilliards.com> wrote:
> >what kernel version are they running? Etch is currently at some
> >version of 2.6.18 and 2.6.19 was only just released. Now maybe sarge
> >doesn't support that processor, but I can't imagine that CentOS RHES
> >or Fedora are running a kernel much newer than etch's. That said,
> >maybe there is not true support for that processor in 2.6.18 and the
> >red hat folks have put together something that they haven't released,
> >but I doubt it. Surely, they are referring to sarge when they say
> >Debian won't install/run.
> The server is brand new out the box and is as bare as a baby's bottom.
> Installing Etch would bring the kernel up to ver 2.6.18 I think and I
> don't believe the support story. My guess is similar to yours, and I'm
> awaiting for a response, that they are referring to Sarge and not
> Etch.
> As Kevin said, the Debian community is as much a support as I'll need
> and I personally don't need to fork out $$$ to have them do what I can
> do just as well.


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