Re: 2.6.0test9 Reiserfs boot time "buffer layer error at fs/buffer.c:431"

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Sun Nov 02 2003 - 15:38:41 EST

On Sun, Nov 02, 2003 at 02:50:17PM +0300, Hans Reiser wrote:
> Why are you guys modifying the official kernel? Are you seeking
> advantage over the other distros or? This was one of the nice things
> about debian, that it didn't have unofficial destabilizing stuff in the
> kernel like the other distros.

I don't know where you got the idea that Debian used to distribute the
kernel as it is. Just like every other distribution, we have always
needed (mostly small) changes to the vanilla kernel.

We do send those changes suitable for general consumption to the
upstream maintainers. Whether they are accepted is an entirely
different question.
Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 is out! ( )
Email: Herbert Xu ~{PmV>HI~} <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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