Newer kernels in F13 (and F12)

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Sun May 30 09:18:51 UTC 2010


2010/5/29 Bruno Wolff III <bruno at wolff.to>:
> On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 15:06:12 +0200,
>  Vedran Miletić <rivanvx at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> what is the current policy on bumping kernel version after release?
>> I'm well aware that bumping kernel version might break many things and
>> as such isn't desirable, but bug 572963 [1], which affects F12 and
>> F13, is fixed (for me at least) in rawhide 2.6.34 kernel.
>
> There is a scratch build of 2.6.34 for F13 that you might want to test:
> http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=2199579
>
> For F12 things get trickier as there was a bump of the kernel interface
> for Nouveau.
>
> 2.6.32 is a (relatively) long term support kernel. I wouldn't be surpised
> to see F12 use that for the duration.
>
> 2.6.33 has about one more upstream update left in it, so I expect F13 to
> move on to 2.6.34 before its EOL.

Testing the 2.6.34 kernel above on my Dell Latitude D630 with a
Nouveau card it doesn't even boot. I get a lot of ACPI errors that
keep scrolling, it looks like it will eventually boot but still
doesn't get anywhere after a good 5 minutes.

Peter


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