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SubjectRe: most stable 2.2.x kernel?
On Sat, 15 May 1999, Simon Kirby wrote:

> On Fri, 14 May 1999, Brian wrote:
>
> > What is the most stable 2.2.x kernel out their for production use? I
> > moved from 2.0.35 to 2.2.8 and had major crashes on about half dozen
> > systems. I backed down to 2.2.7-ac4 (I wanted the >1024 descriptors), and
> > had one crash so far.
>
> Attached is a simple patch against 2.2.9 made from fdset-2.2.3.diff that
> should work on x86 (I think I remember that other platforms rejected hunks
> and I can't recall if I fixed them or not). This should get you on your
> way with 2.2.9, which fixes most things (most importantly reverting the
> mass buffer code that was causing problems and avoiding the tcp div by
> zero that disabled net_bh :)).
>
> Simon-

Thanks simon. Do you have any knowledge of if/when the fdset features
will be merged with 2.2.x natural?

Brian


>
> | Simon Kirby | Systems Administration |
> | mailto:sim@netnation.com | NetNation Communications |
> | http://www.netnation.com/ | Tech: (604) 684-6892 |
>

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Brian Feeny (BF304) signal@shreve.net
318-222-2638 x 109 http://www.shreve.net/~signal
Network Administrator ShreveNet Inc. (ASN 11881)

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