Re: RFD: Kernel release numbering

From: Jan Rychter
Date: Sun Mar 13 2005 - 06:13:06 EST

>>>>> "Andrew" == Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx> writes:
Andrew> Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Now, I haven't actually gotten any complaints about 2.6.11 (apart
>> from "gcc4 still has problems" with fairly trivial solutions)

Andrew> There have been quite a few. Mainly driver stuff again:
Andrew> The biggest problem is the new ACPI-based i8042 probing on
Andrew> Dells. I'm kicking myself over that because we *knew* the damn
Andrew> thing was busted, and people kept on having to add
Andrew> i8042.noacpi=1. We now have a three-line
Andrew> work-around-it-until-we-fix-it-for-real patch.

FWIW, this "minor regression" also occurs on other laptops, such as my
Sharp Mebius.


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