On venerd=EC 13 aprile 2007, Ryan Finnie wrote:
> As you probably know, Debian released etch as stable last week, and
> since the 2.6.18 kernel released with it will probably be around for
> awhile (they're planning on a 2-year release cycle until lenny), would
> you be interested in maintaining a -bs patchset for it? I've been
> running it for awhile and will probably be standardizing on it for UML
> use for as long as I can. Here's the patches I've used on the latest
> release (2.6.18.dfsg.1-12):
Standardizing on a certain release and maintaining that well is a good thin=
(TM), but a more natural choice would maybe be to use 2.6.16 which has a=20
stable tree. In fact, if Debian says 'we'll maintain _this_ kernel', that h=
0 correlation with its stability for UML usage.
> * 2.6.18 SKAS
> * Fix TT compiling (see patch attached to
> http://bugs.debian.org/412957 -- unfortunately this regression fix did
> not make it into the released kernel)
Using TT mode is now very useful now that SKAS0 works.
> * "Re: [uml-devel] [UML] fix crash in block layer" / Jason Lunz / Fri,
> 16 Feb 2007 09:02:30 -0800 (patch context modified to patch against
> * "[PATCH 2/3] UML - Host VDSO fix" / Jeff Dike / Tue, 20 Feb 2007
> 11:56:37 -0500
> The last 2 patches I have personally not experienced, but were
> suggested by caker.
Indeed, they're good ones.
Inform me of my mistakes, so I can add them to my list!
Paolo Giarrusso, aka Blaisorblade