[arch-general] Why move LTS to 5.10 when VirtualBox guests Kernel Panic with 5.10?

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Wed Feb 17 15:50:46 UTC 2021

On 2/17/21 3:48 AM, David C. Rankin via arch-general wrote:
> Archdevs,
>    You move of both linux and linux-lts to the same kernel is bewildering. That
> eliminates all fallback capability lts provides. Currently, virtualbox Arch
> guests are broken on 5.10 (as with most other distros).
>    See: https://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/20055
>    With linux on 5.10 and lts on 5.4 it was workable to have lts guests. Now
> you have linux and linux-lts as the same kernel. How does that make sense?

That was an upstream decision.  Linux kernel team moved lts to 5.10, so 
Arch followed suit.



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