Re: What stable kernel?

Hubert Mantel (
Wed, 9 Jul 1997 16:40:22 +0200 (MEST)

On Wed, 9 Jul 1997, Thomas Koenig wrote:

> What's a reasonable stable kernel that will work in most circumstances?

You have to patch by hand. I'm using pre-2.0.31-2 with the buffer code
from 2.0.29 and Linus' bugfix to buffer.c from 2.1.39. It works quite
stable on about 30 machines here.

If you need the new buffer code, there's about a dozen of patches to
choose from.

> 2.0.30 has lots of things broken (proxying, memory handling).
> 2.0.29 doesn't work for other people.
> What's the most reasonable kernel that will work for most applications?
> Or has the idea of a stable, generally usable kernel been dropped while
> I wasn't listening?



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