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Contributed by CmdrTaco on Tue Jan 13 at 11:12AM EST
From the download-compile-repeat dept
Thanks to the several of you who wrote in to let me know that Linus has
released the 2.1.79 kernel- an over 700k patch. Wowsers. Grab it
from the usual spots.
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Tue Jan 13 at 12:33PM EST
|looks like those kernel wizards have done it again,
(v)fat support is uberly broken. I suspect another
barrage of small bugfix patches for the next few
days, just like after every other huge-assed patch :)|
Tue Jan 13 at 12:54PM EST
|If you had gone through the patch (eveyone does, don't they?), you'd have seen that the FAT coe is being fiddled with to allow compression modules, to read the various compressed volume formats. So, as always, hang on tight - 'cause improvements are in store!|
p.s, what's happening with the sound code? I still have to manually compile uart401.c and put it in my modules dir..
Tue Jan 13 at 1:03PM EST
|I seem to recall hearing a long, LONG time ago that 2.2 was "just around the corner", yet with every release I read about all these little problems - seems like RSN means real slow now? :)
Tue Jan 13 at 1:39PM EST
|What are you guys bitching about?? These people
do an outstanding job for nothing but ego.
We should be saying, thanks, we understand, and keep it up!
So, thank, I understand, keep it up.
Tue Jan 13 at 1:51PM EST
|There's a reason why it's called a development/experimental
kernel. Things will break. Ask anyone that tried 2.1.43 :)
The kernel will probably get up to 2.1.99, maybe a little
further so it doesn't have far to go for 2.2.0.
Most of this gigantic patch (3MB uncompressed diff) seems to
be integration of parallel development trees - masses
and masses of SPARC and Ultra64 code along with
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