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

Daniel Isenmann daniel.isenmann at gmx.de
Wed Mar 25 11:48:08 EDT 2009

On Wed, 25 Mar 2009 16:27:45 +0100
Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:

> Am Mittwoch, 25. März 2009 11:47:08 schrieb Tobias Powalowski:
> > 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.
> I want to underline this. I have serious problems on two different
> computers.
> * forcedeth stops working after a few minutes

See thread in the kernel ML.

> * on every boot it complains about broken superblock features and
> wants to run a fs check (ext4; different hds; totally random) -> make
> backups ;-)

No problems here on ext4. No complains about broken superblocks, etc.
Made several reboots to test.

> * s626 has to be blacklisted; otherwise udev will take a long time
> and a modporbe process keeps hanging and cannot be killed

Can't be reproduced here, booting is normal as always.

> * there might be a problem with the nvidia graphics driver

Works here with this controller:
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: nVidia Corporation G70
[GeForce 7600 GS] [10de:0392] (rev a1)

> So you better shouldn't use it unless you don't need network access
> or you have backups of all your data. :-)

Good advice as always ;)

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