Re: Which kernel (Linus or ac)?

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Fri Oct 12 2001 - 06:35:51 EST

On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 09:56:19AM +0300, Ville Herva wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 12:37:01AM -0400, you [T. A.] claimed:
> > Well I'd have to agree that for stability I'd also go for 2.2.x. 2.4.x
> > isn't bad but 2.2.x is just rock stable right now. Furthermore its been
> > hard to gain confidence in 2.4.x with all the bugs that have yet to be
> > worked out. I'd use 2.2.x almost exclusively if it would just gain support
> > for the latest EIDE chipsets, a journaling filesystem, and the latest SMP
> > boards. iptables and large file support would also be great.
> Of course, you can get most of the IDE chipset support, fs support (reiserfs
> 3.5, ext3) and LFS support as patches for 2.2:

btw, just a reminder, 2.2.20pre10aa1 has full lfs support too
(everything, including getdents64, nfv3, lockd all 64bit).

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