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SubjectRe: v2.6 vs v3.0
On Sun, Sep 29 2002, Murray J. Root wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 29, 2002 at 11:12:29AM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 29 2002, jbradford@dial.pipex.com wrote:
> > > > Anyway, people who are having VM trouble with the current 2.5.x series,
> > > > please _complain_, and tell what your workload is. Don't sit silent and
> > > > make us think we're good to go.. And if Ingo is right, I'll do the 3.0.x
> > > > thing.
> > >
> > > I think the broken IDE in 2.5.x has meant that it got seriously less
> > > testing overall than previous development trees :-(. Maybe after
> > > halloween when it stabilises a bit more we'll get more reports in.
> >
> > 2.5 is definitely desktop stable, so please test it if you can. Until
> > recently there was a personal show stopper for me, the tasklist
> > deadline. Now 2.5 is happily running on my desktop as well.
> >
> > 2.5 IDE stability should be just as good as 2.4-ac.
> >
> Hmm - our definitions must be different.

Not necessarily, you may just have worse luck than me.

> ASUS P4S533 (SiS645DX chipset)
> P4 2Ghz
> 1G PC2700 RAM
>
> Disable SMP, enable APIC & IO APIC
> Get "WARNING - Unexpected IO APIC found"
> system freezes
>
> Disable IO APIC, enable ACPI
> system detects ACPI, builds table, freezes.
>
> Disable ACPI, enable ide-scsi in the kernel
> kernel panic analyzing hdc
>
> None of these have been reported because I haven't had time to do all the
> work involved in making a report that anyone on the team will read.

But you have time to write this email and complain that it doesn't work?
-> /dev/null, until you send proper reports.

--
Jens Axboe

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