Newer kernels in F13 (and F12)

Frank Murphy frankly3d at
Sat May 29 16:09:46 UTC 2010

On 29/05/10 16:55, Bill Davidsen wrote:
>> Have you checked Koji for a kernel?
>> Try installing the rawhide kernel?
>> If it fixes your problem.
> This is probably useful in general, but since he already tried the rawhide 
> kernel it isn't new information and doesn't seem to answer his question, which 
> was about policy.

As yet we just know it fixes his problem, no comfirmation as to whether
it was installed. (subsequent info from op would confirm this.

> I'm fairly sure that kernel version upgrades have taken place in the past, but I 
> don't know what policy might be on doing so. Since I've been told that my pet 
> bug will not be in FC13, if a fix comes out I will happily build my own kernel, 
> and be happy to do so. There have been times in the past when a rawhide kernel 
> pulled in many things I didn't want to touch, so source is still 
> desirable at times.

Even on the testing list, I could not assume that everyone would have
the necessary skillset to build a kernel, where should be ablt to
install from koji and or rawhide.repo


Frank Murphy
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