[arch-releng] November release

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Sun Oct 28 17:29:45 EDT 2012

On 10/28/2012 06:09 PM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
> On 10/28/2012 06:07 PM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
>> On 10/28/2012 03:27 PM, Thomas Bächler wrote:
>>> Am 28.10.2012 17:18, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
>>>> On 10/28/2012 05:22 AM, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>> I have reviewed and tested the latest patches and all looks fine so
>>>>> far. There are no big changes which I don't dislike. :-) As discussed
>>>>> before, I would like to have a few days between tagging and the 
>>>>> actual
>>>>> iso release. So how about we tag the current state today, test and
>>>>> package it. I was thinking about building the new iso on Thursday and
>>>>> announce it on Friday (if we still want to have announcements).
>>>>> I guess it then would be best to not commit new changes or put them
>>>>> into another branch; we have an unused testing branch atm. Or we
>>>>> introduce a new maint branch for releases.
>>>>> Greetings,
>>>>> Pierre
>>>> Hello
>>>> Please wait for syslinux 4.06 to hit testing!
>>> It is now moved to core.
>> Thanks you.
>>>> PS: anyway pending patches are documentation only [#1]
>>>> Thanks.
>>> What about enabling serial-getty at ttyS0.service by default? 
>>> Currently, it
>>> is only enabled when you pass console=ttyS0 via command line.
>> Good question... But I think this can be problematic on systems where 
>> you have connected some serial device. The same can be applied to 
>> ttyUSB0.
> Ignore me, nobody complains about problems with syslinux that enabled 
> seria 0l by default.
> In that case, I have no problems in enabling by default.
mmm no!, on systems without serial port, serial-getty will block startup 
until some timeout is reached.

Try this starting it without serial ports, (ie on kvm -serial no)

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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