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