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    SubjectRe: New dev model (was [PATCH] delete devfs)
    --- Geert Uytterhoeven <> a écrit : > On
    Fri, 23 Jul 2004, [iso-8859-1] szonyi calin wrote:
    > > And with new devepment model this expenses will be passed to
    > the
    > > end user when the kernel will not be stable enough and will
    > > crash. Do you you remember the 8k vs 4k stack problem for
    > > Nvidia binary kernel module ?
    > You want a stable kernel, but you also want to rely on
    > binary-only kernel
    > modules?

    No. I wasn't clear on that one. My example was wrong. AFAIK the
    8k/4k stack kernel problem were causing problems for other
    people too.

    > The Linux kernel people cannot guarantee stability with
    > binary-only kernel
    > modules. And the Linux kernel people cannot solve that
    > problem...

    I underestand that.
    However hpa told me that the stability of the 2.6 kernel will
    not suffer.

    > Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
    > Geert


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