On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 17:31 -0400, Dave Jones wrote: > On Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 03:13:08PM -0400, Michael H. Warfield wrote: > > > Not really. rawhide is always the 'upstream snapshot of the day'. > > > Or close to it. > > > > Oh... I see. So kernel-2.6.13-1.1565 is really 2.6.14rc2 (I see the > > 2.6.14 patches there in the source directory now). So, any hope of > > seeing this filter down into FC4 eventually? > I had this idea a while back to increase the testing that usptream -rc > kernels get, by pushing them out to updates-testing. It's something > that sounds great on paper, but in reality would be a total disaster. > 2.6.14rc2 doesn't even boot on half my test boxes right now, and from > the feedback from folks at the office and bugzilla, it's pretty grim > and nowhere near ready for general consumption. > 2.6.13 was pretty much the same way. For quite a few people, it was > unusable without the PCI fixes that went into 18.104.22.168 > I've cooked up a 22.214.171.124 test kernel that I'll be pushing out to > fc4-updates-testing in the next few hours. It'll likely need > quite a bit more work before its ready for updates-final too, > but it gives people something to play with until its ready. Sooner I can lay my hands on that the better. I need to roll this usb-cdc-acm performance patch into that and get it on a box with several ISDN modems. The whole upgrade to 2.6.14rc2 seems to be a real mess (re: thread I'm in the middle of over on fedora-devel over the kudzu catch-22). As soon as that's available, I'll try giving it a hammering. > Dave One BIG question... This is vis-a-vis the kudzu conflict vs 2.6.13 kernels being beat on over on the fedora-devel list. On what side of the fence will this 126.96.36.199 kernel fall? Does it conflict with the kudzu currently with the 2.6.12 kernels? Will this 188.8.131.52 kernel provide us with a stepping stone past the kernel <-> kudzu catch-22 critical dependency? The 2.6.13-1.1567 kernel (which is really the 2.6.14rc2 kernel) conflicts with the existing kudzu. The kudzu from rawhide conflicts with any kernel < 2.6.13. Sooo... Is it real or is it memorex? Is it really < 2.6.13 or is it really < 2.6.14rc2? What happens in the boundary condition we appear to be approaching? Mike -- Michael H. Warfield | (770) 985-6132 | mhw WittsEnd com /\/\|=mhw=|\/\/ | (678) 463-0932 | http://www.wittsend.com/mhw/ NIC whois: MHW9 | An optimist believes we live in the best of all PGP Key: 0xDF1DD471 | possible worlds. A pessimist is sure of it!
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