Re: 2.1.22 name space analysis

David Hinds (
28 Jan 1997 17:32:18 GMT

Keith Owens ( wrote:
: On Mon, 27 Jan 1997 13:13:48 -0500,
: "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@MIT.EDU> wrote:
: >Grumble.... *when* will where be a stable kernel/modutils combination
: >that doesn't require 200+ kilbytes to the kernel before you have
: >something which might (or might not) work? I understand that things
: >might be unstable for a little while during the 2.1 development series,
: >but if things remain too broken for too long, developers won't be able
: >to work against the latest versions, either. This is Bad (tm).

: Perhaps it's time for a bug fix freeze. Get the existing code to
: compile clean and run, together with clean modutils and pcmcia before
: rewriting more sections of the kernel.

Agreed. I won't move to the latest 2.1.X kernels until module support
works, period. As in, no extra patches, and a stable set of module
tools. I'm totally dependent on having working modules.

-- Dave Hinds