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SubjectRe: New dev model (was [PATCH] delete devfs)
--- Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org> 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
>

Calin

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