[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kernel26 2.6.27-1

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 15:10:18 EDT 2008

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 5:50 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> I haven't been able to keep up many of my packages, and I'm sorry. At
> least this one was quick. kernel26 and the module packages are up in
> testing for both architectures. Here is the bad news:
> - gspcav1 has been merged into the kernel, the package can be dropped
> - aufs is broken again. I would like to drop it as it breaks constantly
> and we have to add three weird and old patches to the kernel so it
> works. We seem to be using only unionfs anyway.
> - catalyst is broken again. I am not motivated to fix it, so until
> someone else does it, it's broken
> - intel-536ep and intel-537 are broken. One error was easy to fix, but
> the other was not. I won't touch these packages and won't consider them
> blockers for the move to core.
> - ipw3945 is broken, I could probably fix it, but won't. I will remove
> ipw3945 from the repositories
> - I didn't look at openswan-klips, but I guess it still won't work. This
> has been broken since .24 or so, can we just drop it?
> - wlan-ng26 is broken. I could probably fix this as well, but I still
> doubt that anyone uses this driver now. If nobody fixes this in time for
> the core move, I'll drop the package.
> The rest either worked out of the box or I got it fixed.
> Along with the kernel and modules comes an updated v86d package that is
> a version bump plus a modification to the modprobe.d file that is
> necessary because an option of the uvesafb module has been renamed.
> The kernel has only been tested on x86_64 here, but it seems this is
> much smoother than the last few major kernel updates. Please give feedback.

Looks fine here on 686. Tested iwl3945 wireless driver and uvesafb / v86d.

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