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Re: 2.6.31 kernels

On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 11:29:54PM +0100, Emanoil Kotsev wrote:
> Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> > 
> > Running a customized (stripped) little from kernel.org under
> > Lenny since Oct 3, on an old dual 550MHz i440BX board.  Fairly stripped
> > down install running a Postfix mail firewall and Lighty.  Been running
> > great, no issues.  I've probably got everything stripped out that was on
> > the kernel team's "buggy" list. ;)  My vmlinuz is only 1.1MB and all my
> > drivers (two--disk and NIC) are compiled in.  I actually went so far as
> > to strip module support completely out of the kernel.  No initramfs, no
> > this, no that.  Pretty lean and mean kernel.
> > 
> > --
> > Stan
> sounds cute. 
> In fact I'm using the code from kernel org most of the time, because of the
> exact same reason. Except stripping off a lot of code you don't need you
> can optimize (fine tune) specifically for the machine you are using.
> But back to the topic. The 2.6.30 line was really buggy :-) at least for me.
> But this ( seems to be useful.

isn't there some issue with the broadcom-sta drivers and .31 ?

> I'm using it on a notebook Dell D520 (lenny).
> regards

"I've been to war. I've raised twins. If I had a choice, I'd rather go to war."

	- George W. Bush
Charleston, WV

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