On Sun, Jan 07, 2001 at 07:57:48AM +0100, Achim Gottinger wrote:
> Hmm, there is no devfs bootdisk here :-) I think we should not switch to
> devfs in rc4. I'm not planning to recheck all packages, and I think it is a
> good idea to make the required changes to a few packages that do not support
> devfs during a complete recheck which I whant to do before final 1.0 or rc5.
OK, that's fine.
> There is one problem with supvervise I detected yesterday. I ran a
> package-build of all current-packages.new over night and forgott to append a
> ebuild clear after package build, so my disk ran out of space. This causes
> supervise/multlog to output a warning like "can not append to
> /var/log/syslog.d/current" in an endless loop. If this happens with syslog
> the system keeps quiet. I want to test md/lvm together with reiserfs/nfs.
> And I want to test the new kernel on the primekom machine that did freeze
> during kernel-boot.
I think that the solution to this is for me to make Portage clean up after
> How about a working recursive pkgmerge?
Yes, I forgot about this. It's 93% done :) I had to stop work on it because
the next day, I started building the new server and my motherboard died.
> Another question, what kernel do you use at the moment test12, prerelease or
> final ac1/2/3.?
I'm using test12.
> I made a new package for 2.4.0ac3 called 188.8.131.52. This includes all neccesary
> fixes for reiserfs as announced in the reiserfs-mailinglist. It includes a
> modified reiserfs/nfs patch. I run it here since a few hours without
> problems, but did not test more extensive yet. I had a few strange problems
> with prerelease and 2.4.0ac1/2 kernels which did not occur with ac3.
OK; I have a feeling that we will see rapid kernel development from 2.4.0 to about
2.4.3 as people find new bugs since the kernel is now being used by a wider audience.
Daniel Robbins <email@example.com>
Gentoo Technologies, Inc.