[arch-dev-public] kernel-2.6.27-lts possible changes?

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 12:41:33 EST 2009

On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 7:00 AM, Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:
> Am Mittwoch 16 Dezember 2009 schrieb Tobias Powalowski:
>> Hi guys,
>> just looked at kernel26-lts PKGBUILD and config files.
>> I have locally modified it to also split the headers out from standard
>> package, as the stock kernel PKGBUILD does.
>> - Adding xen pvops would make sense on a so called server kernel.
>>   http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenParavirtOps
>> I can't test this myself but according to the link above i guess it's safe
>>  to enable it. It's now also enabled in .32 kernel 64 bit kernel.
>> - Since the last pkgver it is possible now to build binary modules against
>>    the lts kernel, without the need of rebuilding them on every small bump.
>> Imho it would make sense to provide the same binary modules for this kernel
>>  as we do for the stock kernel.
>> Do you have any other thoughts or objections?
>> If i get some input from you and you agree to the above, i could put this
>> stuff tomorrow to testing repository.
>> greetings
>> tpowa
> Anyone?

Hmm, I don't use the lts kernel, so I can't really answer, but it
seems ok to enable the pvops stuff.

Regarding shipping modules, I think that's a very good idea, but it's more work

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