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SubjectRe: Unable to continue testing of 2.6.25
On Tue, 2008-02-19 at 22:55 +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Sunday 17 February 2008, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > The real problem is that the kernel seems to lack functionality you
> > require for doing some work.
> Not sure how you reached that conclusion.
> > Why does your work on the Debian Installer depend on VirtualBox and
> > can't be done with what the kernel already ships?
> The fact that VirtualBox does not (yet) work for me with 2.6.25 means that
> I'm unable to run 2.6.25 on my main desktop and do any real work. Rebooting
> my desktop whenever I want to use VirtualBox is just not a realistic
> option.
> That in turn means that I cannot do any more testing of 2.6.25, because most
> of the testing I do consists of just using a new kernel and critically
> observing the behavior of my system. As I've caught a fair number of bugs
> that way for the past few releases, I'd say that's a useful contribution.

And it will be just as valuable when you stay with 2.6.24 finding bugs

And once VirtualBox has been updated to work with 2.6.25, you can test


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