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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
> http://www.debian.org/releases/etch/alpha/release-notes/ch-upgrading.en.html#s4.1.2)
> 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 :)

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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