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    SubjectRe: 2.1.22 name space analysis
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    Keith Owens (kaos@ocs.com.au) wrote:
    : On Mon, 27 Jan 1997 13:13:48 -0500,
    : "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@MIT.EDU> wrote:
    : >Grumble.... *when* will where be a stable kernel/modutils combination
    : >that doesn't require 200+ kilbytes to the kernel before you have
    : >something which might (or might not) work? I understand that things
    : >might be unstable for a little while during the 2.1 development series,
    : >but if things remain too broken for too long, developers won't be able
    : >to work against the latest versions, either. This is Bad (tm).

    : Perhaps it's time for a bug fix freeze. Get the existing code to
    : compile clean and run, together with clean modutils and pcmcia before
    : rewriting more sections of the kernel.

    Agreed. I won't move to the latest 2.1.X kernels until module support
    works, period. As in, no extra patches, and a stable set of module
    tools. I'm totally dependent on having working modules.

    -- Dave Hinds
    dhinds@hyper.stanford.edu


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