Re: Incorrect statements in the release announcement, please fix! (was Re: Release announcement for Etch -- help needed by translators)
On Sun, Apr 08, 2007 at 01:50:58PM +0200, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 08, 2007 at 04:17:08AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > - there *is* downtime, a new kernel needs to be installed and that requires
> > > a reboot
> > Installing a new kernel doesn't *require* a reboot. Depends on whether you
> > like your downtime to be scheduled or unscheduled. ;)
> Well having it scheduled or unscheduled still makes it a downtime :)
> We are asking users to reboot after the kernel upgrade (see
> which could happen either at the middle or at the end of the upgrade. Maybe
> we shouldn't?
No, we *should* recommend a reboot; at the same time, being able to upgrade
without having to, say, reboot into an installer to do so is a significant
feature for those not at liberty to do forklift upgrades of their servers.
> PS: Who says Release Notes editing and translating is not stressful?
I never did :)
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Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.