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SubjectRe: starting with 2.7
Rik van Riel wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Jan 2005, Adrian Bunk wrote:
>> The main advantage with stable kernels in the good old days (tm) when 4
>> Nowadays in 2.6, every new 2.6 kernel has several regressions compared
>> to the previous one, and additionally obsolete but used code like
> 2.2 before 2.2.20 also had this kind of problem, as did
> the 2.4 kernel before 2.4.20 or thereabouts.
> I'm pretty sure 2.6 is actually doing better than the
> early 2.0, 2.2 and 2.4 kernels...
2.6 is doing better in terms of staying up, not eating my files, etc.
I'm less sure about the things being 'changed' (by design) vs. 'broken'
(by unintended bug introduction). My sense is that there are people who
want to remove features which are not broken nor causing huge overhead
or developer effort.

-bill davidsen (
"The secret to procrastination is to put things off until the
last possible moment - but no longer" -me
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