Hua Wen wrote:
> Thank you very much, Jun.
> One more thing -- we've made quite some changes in
> 2.2.1 so I wonder what would be the best way to
> upgrade. I'm thinking:
> 1> check out new kernel, use "merge directories"
> function from emacs, or
> 2> use "cvs import" to import the new kernel to
> our local cvs repository, then merge with our
> local changes by "cvs update/co -j"..
> Any comments/suggestions?
Hmm, there is so much difference between 2.2.x and 2.4.x. I would think any
merging effort would be a nightmare. Let alone later debugging effort.
The best thing is probably to extract what you *have* changed, and apply those
changes back to the current tree.
> > >
> > > We made changes to linux/MIPS kernel 2.2.1 for our
> > > system and it's been running well so far. We now
> > > plan to upgrade the kernel to 2.4.X. The question
> > > is:
> > >
> > > Which sub release of 2.4 is more stable and is
> > > recommended to use?
> > >
> > I suggest you use the latest CVS head. So far it is usually the head that
> > has
> > the most bug fixes, and really not much dramatic stuff introduced.
> > Jun