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Old 07-16-2008, 04:33 PM
Andreas Rönnquist
 
Default how often is etch kernel updated

On Wed, 16 Jul 2008 19:22:21 +0300
"Eugene V. Lyubimkin" <jackyf.devel@gmail.com> wrote:

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> michael wrote:
> > I'm at 2.6.18-6-686 and believe I need > 2.6.19 for pata_marvell module
> > support. I'm wondering how often the Etch kernel is updated? Thanks, M
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> Etch is current stable release and its kernel receive only security
> updates. You can (at least)
>
> 1) use testing
> 2) wait for new release (Lenny)
> 3) use Etch system but newer kernel picked from testing
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4) Wait until Etch-and-a-half comes (which I believe is somewhat soon)
- http://wiki.debian.org/EtchAndAHalf

/Andreas Rönnquist
andreas.ronnquist@meritkonsult.se


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Old 07-16-2008, 04:34 PM
"Eugene V. Lyubimkin"
 
Default how often is etch kernel updated

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Eduardo M KALINOWSKI wrote:
> Eugene V. Lyubimkin escreveu:
>> Etch is current stable release and its kernel receive only security
>> updates. You can (at least)
>>
>> 1) use testing
>> 2) wait for new release (Lenny)
>> 3) use Etch system but newer kernel picked from testing
>>
> 4) See if there is a backported kernel for etch at
> http://www.backports.org/dokuwiki/doku.php .
>
> (And note that 3 can be hard to achieve because of dependencies.)
yes, 4) variant is very good, and 2.6.25 is present in etch-backports

Regards, Eugene V. Lyubimkin
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