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SubjectRe: [PATCH-tip] x86: hwmon/k8temp.c Add support for AMD 10H and 11H
On Fri, 29 May 2009 11:12:15 +0530, Jaswinder Singh Rajput wrote:
> Hi Greg,
>
> On Thu, 2009-05-28 at 07:49 -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 07:43:34PM +0530, Jaswinder Singh Rajput wrote:
> > > I proposed for stable because I was using AMD 11H from last 6 months and
> > > I was missing temperature monitor badly because my earlier Laptop was
> > > broken by overheating. So I thought if it goes to stable then users will
> > > start getting benefit of it, but if you want that users should wait for
> > > another 2 years. Then it is OK ;-)
> >
> > 2 years? The next kernel release will be out in 3 months, we have a
> > very predictable release schedule.
>
> I am sorry for being unclear. I meant for linux distros. Even one of the
> most active Fedora 10 is using vmlinuz-2.6.27.24-170.2.68.fc10.x86_64 is
> almost 7 months behind the linus git. And another linux distro are still
> using 2.6.22 or so which are almost 2 years behind linus git.

Distributions are free to backport any patch they like to their kernel
tree, at any time.

--
Jean Delvare


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