Kernel 2.4.12 and counting.... ;-)

Jesse McCrosky mccrosky at ualberta.ca
Fri Oct 12 16:28:59 PDT 2001


Kernel 2.4.11 has some dangerous symlink problem.  I don't have the details.

"R. Bosch" wrote:
> 
> I recently updated my kernel to 2.4.11 and the next day I noticed that 2.4.12
> was already there (gotten hasty?). So I looked to the changlog and found
> little more than 5 or 6 changes.
> Then I went to the ftp site, and noticed that the files from 2.4.11 are
> marked as "donotuse". So, I took the patch to 2.4.12 and applied it.
> Then I did [make bzImage] and soon I got an error about the IEE1284.
> This IEE1284 thing is for the parport.
> 
> Can somone tell me / us why it's not wise to use 2.4.11?
> 
> btw:
> couldn't we link /etc/mtab to /proc/mounts ?
> It works better IMHO
> Any thoughts?
> 
> Remy
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