Re: [Linux-ia64] kernel update (relative to 2.5.60)

From: Grant Grundler <grundler_at_cup.hp.com>
Date: 2003-02-14 07:11:41
On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 12:00:23PM -0800, David Mosberger wrote:
> What you're noticing is that not enough people are testing 2.5.xx.  I
> don't think that's good either, because 2.6 will be upon sooner or
> later and it'd be ugly if everybody waited until then to do some
> testing.

yup - and I get the impression cpqfc driver is an orphaned sf.net project.
I also cc'd the cpqfc project at sf.net.
The 2.5.60 issue will be a test if it is or isn't.

> My role as a maintainer is not to test each and every possible
> configuration option and guarantee that things work.

That would be rather unrealistic.
My goal was to just report it to the list.
I'll direct my "reply" at that list to make it a bit clearer.

> ...I'm sure everybody on this list understands this,
> but it makes me feel better to mention it from time to time... ;-)

*G*. Not everyone does...I've had to clarify it more than once
in meetings with vendors and in-house.

> Sure, I attached the .config I'm using for 2.5.60 on zx1-based
> machines (it should work without changes for 2.5.59).

cool - tnx.

grant
Received on Thu Feb 13 12:19:10 2003

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