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Re: Preemption patch for 2.4.26 - mips

To: Kishore K <hellokishore@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Preemption patch for 2.4.26 - mips
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2005 15:47:59 +0100
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On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 08:17:43PM +0600, Kishore K wrote:

> On 8/25/05, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> wrote:
> > Straight Kernel.org kernels don't work for MIPS nor do the mentioned
> > patches.
> > 
> I could bring up the malta board with vanilla linux kernels (2.4.25 -
> 2.4.31) from kernel.org. Just curious to know, what extra features we
> get from linux-mips kernels?

Generally the MIPS code in kernel.org is simply lagging far behind
linux-mips.org and is not tested at all on MIPS.  There are also various
bits in 2.4 that were necessary for some platforms but which for the one
or other reason won't wasn't merged.

  Ralf

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