[arch-dev-public] Kernel 2.6.29 series moved to testing

Daniel Isenmann daniel.isenmann at gmx.de
Wed Mar 25 07:24:39 EDT 2009

On Wed, 25 Mar 2009 11:47:08 +0100
Tobias Powalowski <t.powa at gmx.de> wrote:

> Hi
> Changes:
> http://kernelnewbies.org/LinuxChanges
> added this request:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/13486
> broken binary modules:
> - aufs
> - lirc
> Please maintainers of those packages fix those.
> It seems the 2.6.29 kernel has a network issue, which will be fixed
> in .29.1 http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/811417
> At the moment keep an downgrade kernel in your cache if you will be
> affected by this bug.

The new kernel runs perfectly on my system. I'm not affected by the
network issue mentioned above. It looks like that NICs with a forcedeth
chipset are affected. I have a Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM5789
Gigabit Ethernet card and it works like before. 


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