Re: Where are you going with 2.4.x?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Sun Feb 11 2001 - 12:17:26 EST

> I've installed 2.4.x there. Just immedualtely I've noticed performance
> improve, responce time improve.

That is good news

> BUT: All kernels prior to 2.1.4-ac8 hangs during first few hours of
> work on heavy disk (Mylex) activity.

Ok Im glad to know we have made some progress there

> 2.1.4-ac8 was the first kernel which was able to work nore then 24
> hours. But on 26'th our of work it crashed with:
> Kernel panic: Aiee:, killing interrupt handler!
> In interrupt handler - not syncing

What is the oops data before the kernel panic. I need that to debug the
driver. Also did you build the DAC960 support with gcc 2.96-x x<74 ?
> Can I know your thoughts about target market of 2.4.x kernel? I assume
> that the goal is to make it feature-rich multimedia desktop system?

And a rock solid server and anything else people want it to be.
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