[arch-dev-public] Minimal kernel version

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Fri May 6 14:04:22 EDT 2011

On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 6:08 PM, Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de> wrote:
> Am Fri, 06 May 2011 09:57:12 +0200
> schrieb Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>:
>> Am 05.05.2011 20:20, schrieb Dan McGee:
>> >> Maybe this could be an opportunity to raise the requirement across
>> >> the board, and also to make a news item about this?
>> >
>> > Not to be the thorn in the side of progress, but we can't keep
>> > changing this every six months on a whim unless we truly don't care
>> > about some semblance of stability and uptime.
>> Either we are bleeding edge or we aren't. udev doesn't work completely
>> with kernels older than 2.6.32, and we want the latest version. Not
>> updating udev is not an option for me.
> Is there no udev-compat anymore to work with older kernels?

There is, but it no longer contains rules to support kernels pre
2.6.32 (in fact it only contains a few rules to support 2.6.32, 2.6.33
and newer does not need it).



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