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Re: [vox-tech] If I was to install debian
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Re: [vox-tech] If I was to install debian



Heyyyyy, don't blame it on me.  I originally posed the question:

>>
If I was to install debian and download:

/debian/dists/stable/main/disks-i386/2.2.23-2001-04-15

I assume that means I'm using the kernel 2.2.23???
>>

see the big "????"


----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2001 12:02 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] If I was to install debian


> my bad.  i haven't looked at the 2.2 kernels in a long time.  i was taking
> jay's word that the last one was 2.2.23.  but that still doesn't change
> anything discussed here.
>
> there are a few problems with the kernel which are currently being ironed
> out.  right now, kernel versioning for device drivers is a big ugly mess,
> and is in the process of being reworked.
>
> i'm unaware of problems with the memory manager, but i haven't been
reading
> kernel cousin lately.
>
> what is the issue with the MM?
>
> pete
>
>
> begin: Terminator <jimmyzhou@bigfoot.com> quote
> > Hi, I guess there's something confusing here. From kernel.org, you can
> > figure out that the latest stable kernel of 2.2 serial is just 2.2.19,
> > there's not 2.2.23 at all!
> >
> > And althouth kernel 2.4 serial is "stable", it've suffered from MM
> > problems in heavy load for a long time. Maybe this will not be resolved
> > untill 2.4.9... ;-p
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 13 Jun 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> >
> > > begin: Jay Strauss <jjstrauss@yahoo.com> quote
> > > > Ok, I understand.  2.2.23 is stable.  But why aren't they using the
new
> > > > 2.4.5 kernel?  Or are they (debian), but their release number
doesn't have
> > > > anything to do with the kernel version?
> > ____________________________________________________________
> > Jingmin (Jimmy) Zhou
> > E-mail : jimmyzhou@bigfoot.com         ICQ : 19587415
> >
> > The future is not set.  There is no fate but what we make
> > for ourselves.             - Terminator II, Judgement Day
> > ____________________________________________________________
> >
>
> --
> "The following addresses had permanent fatal errors..."      p@dirac.org
>                                -- Mailer Daemon
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