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Re: CVS Update@-mips.org: linux

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: CVS Update@-mips.org: linux
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 16:07:48 +0200
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>, Keith M Wesolowski <wesolows@foobazco.org>, "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>, Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 09:47:34AM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> > > > It will flash up on your retina and stay there for a while, waiting
> > > > for your response, if you run `make oldconfig' :-)
> > > 
> > >  Hmm, now I have to speed up my transition to 2.6 to have my curiosity
> > > appeased...  Hopefully I won't get disappointed.
> > 
> > Well, 2.6 won't be the big leap that 2.4 was for most MIPS users, more
> > evolution than revolution ...
> 
>  I'm referring to that menus that will flash up on my retina (if I got the
> meaning right). ;-)

Oh :-)

>  Anyway, it looks like some additional checks and possibly fixes will be
> needed for 64-bit configurations (including changes to my pending
> patches).  And last time I checked 2.5.x had showstopper problems for me
> elsewhere (IDE -- I still use it here and there) -- I doubt they have been
> fixed in the recent 2.6 -test releases. 

True, 2.6 isn't yet a great stability experience ...

  Ralf

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