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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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