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2.6.30 kernel released

June 11, 2009 — BarryK
It's out:

I will compile it. I want to build Karmic Upup, and that uses the 2.6.30 headers, which does mean that Karmic cannot really be run with an older kernel.


interesting features
Username: BarryK
There are lots of interesting new things in the 2.6.30 kernel. A few: This is relevant for my boot scripts, detecting hardware:;a=blob;f=Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-pci;h=e6ad047cb3c2e626cccdd6ff8589a72137a3d62c;hb=705b1aaa823e800490f157cd9366ad8cff385f5f This is relevant for resizing the pup-save file without rebooting:;a=commitdiff;h=53d6660836f233df66490707365ab177e5fb2bb4 ...I wonder though, they only give the example of the xfs f.s. Changes to file 'atime': Fastboot:

More than just drivers
Username: clarf
"Hi Barry, I make a post about other features for 2.6.30 kernel. I also posted some questions about using this kernel. Could you check it please. Thank you.

Username: BarryK
"clarf, there is no problem with squashfs 4.0 in 2.6.29.x, that's what we have been using in recent Woof Upup alpha builds.

Username: clarf
"Thank you for the feedback Barry. Including Kernel 2.6.30 seems to be the next natural step for Puppy...

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