[arch-dev-public] Update: kernel26

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon May 12 21:20:03 EDT 2008

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 8:32 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Thomas Bächler schrieb:
> > Changes are:
> > - updates to .1 upstream patch
> > - catalyst should work on x86_64 now
> > - iotop works now
> > - removed toshiba-acpi patch. The one or two people who need it should
> refer to this: http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16934 This is a
> general example of how to build a patched driver without having to build the
> whole kernel
> > - updated unionfs
> > - updated acpi dsdt initrd patch, it is still broken though, see here:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/10381
> > - group scheduler disabled, it seems it causes big latencies.
> >
> > slmodem and martian are still broken, I didn't get to look at that yet. I
> think about dropping them, as probably only a handfull of people use them.
> >
> > I'd also like to hear some opinions on re-adding mactel. They have updates
> now and apparently some people have problems without them (one report of a
> non-bootable system, dunno if it's mactel-related).

Are these patches ever going to go upstream? If not, then I vote no.
There has to be a reason upstream won't take them, and thats reason
enough for me to say no in our stock kernel.

>  Okay, x86_64 has been updated to, i686 is building right now and
> will be uploaded when I return in a few hours. Everything else is the same
> as above.

i686 is looking fine here, just rebooted and all is well. Nothing too
exotic with my setup though.


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