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    SubjectRe: 2.6.18-rc7-mm1
    On Mon, Oct 09, 2006 at 01:31:04PM +0100, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
    > Greg KH wrote:
    > > On Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 01:55:17PM +0100, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
    > >> Andrew Morton wrote:
    > >>> On Tue, 19 Sep 2006 07:45:06 -0700
    > >>> "Martin J. Bligh" <mbligh@mbligh.org> wrote:
    > >>>
    > >>>>> - It took maybe ten hours solid work to get this dogpile vaguely
    > >>>>> compiling and limping to a login prompt on x86, x86_64 and powerpc.
    > >>>>> I guess it's worth briefly testing if you're keen.
    > >>>> PPC64 blades shit themselves in a strange way. Possibly the udev
    > >>>> breakage you mentioned? Hard to tell really if people are going to
    > >>>> go around breaking userspace compatibility ;-(
    > >>> What version of udev is it running?
    > >> Ok, this is not a blade, but a ppc lpar. Its running the following
    > >> version of udev:
    > >>
    > >> udevinfo, version 021_bk
    > >>
    > >> (Assuming of course the help for udev info -V is not lying when it says
    > >> "-V print udev version".)
    > >
    > > What distro shipped 021_bk for a version of udev? What is running on
    > > this machine?
    > >
    > > (yeah, I know this is a old message, but I'm trying to fix up the udev
    > > issues right now...)
    >
    > Hmmm. The machine claims to be running SuSE. We have it recorded as
    > SLES9, but I actually can't find any way to tell from the machine which
    > actual release thereof it is.
    >
    > This version of ud
    > gekko-lp1:~ # udevinfo -V
    > udevinfo, version 021_bk
    > gekko-lp1:~ # rpm -qa | grep udev
    > udev-021-36.32
    >
    > This seems to be the correct version for the first GA of SLES9.

    Ah, ok, thanks. But udev on SLES9 does not actually control /dev, only
    /dev/disk/, which is not used for booting in any manner, so you should
    not have any issues with that old udev.

    thanks,

    greg k-h
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