Kernel patches for 2.6.32
martin.jansa at gmail.com
Thu Apr 8 15:10:41 CEST 2010
On Thu, Apr 08, 2010 at 03:58:38PM +0300, Timo Jyrinki wrote:
> > Btw what is current plan for 2.6.32? I am considering leaving 2.6.29 now. Is
> > it a good idea? What are plans of other distros?
SHR-U is also moving to 2.6.32 ASAP, in sync with moving to fsogsmd
(because ie sysfs nodes needs to be updated with kernel update)
> Cannot comment on that other than there is no work yet in the Debian
> land for 2.6.32
> (http://git.debian.org/?p=pkg-fso/linux-2.6-openmoko.git;a=summary). I
> think it's generally a very good move, since as not all remember, the
> so-called "2.6.29" of ours is actually 2.6.29-rc3 and contains a slew
> of bugs... the work so far on 2.6.32 to have more clean patches on top
> of vanilla 2.6.32 has been great, and 2.6.32 is also a kernel that
> will be supported for years to come because of Red Hat, Canonical
> etc., even if we stay with it for a longer time.
> 2010/4/8 Timo Juhani Lindfors <timo.lindfors at iki.fi>:
> > You mean these are against Linus's vanilla 2.6.32?
> > How do these compare against what is in git.openmoko.org?
> I believe those are on top of om-gta02-2.6.32 + ar6000-2.6.32 branches
> from git.openmoko.org, but correct me if I'm wrong.
Please consider merging also Thomas White's gdrm-2.6.32 branch
It's used in SHR kernels and after WSOD fix is KMS driver at least as good as
old fb driver was.
defconfig and all patches used in SHR are available
(gdrm-2.6.32 branch, stable patch 184.108.40.206, work-around for wm8753
build with gcc-4.4)
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