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To: Jason Wever <weeve@g.o>
From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@...>
Subject: Re: Dueling ebuilds?
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 10:42:11 -0500
Jason Wever wrote:
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> On Wed, 27 Oct 2004, Paul Heinlein wrote:
> 
>> On Wed, 27 Oct 2004, Jason Wever wrote:
>>
>>> If you're only using 2.4, you can keep using modutils.  However if 
>>> you use 2.6, or want to flip back and forth from 2.4 to 2.6, you can 
>>> use module-init-tools (as long as the "no-old-linux" use flag is 
>>> *NOT* enabled (aren't double negatives fun :-P))
>>
>>
>> Is there any estimate as to when 2.6 will be marked stable for sparc64?
> 
> 
> Well, the problem we run into here is typically the quality of the 2.6 
> kernels isn't that great on sparc64 (though a lot better than sparc32). 
> We've been hesitant to mark any of them stable because while some may 
> work fine on some machines, they don't on others (i.e. 2.6.6 runs fine 
> on a Blade 100 but locks up consistently on an Ultra 2).

Maybe you're Ultra 2 just doesn't like you :) My U2 has been using kernel 2.6.6 
for atleast a month since I did the initial install and I haven't had a problem. 
Currently, its uptime is 11 days (since the last time the power went out here). 
Although, it isn't doing much. The U2 is only acting as the router for my cable 
internet connection.

-- 
Andrew Gaffney
Network Administrator
Skyline Aeronautics, LLC.
636-357-1548


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