[ANN] New Kernel packages set

Elan Ruusamäe glen at pld-linux.org
Wed Feb 5 19:46:47 CET 2014

On 05/02/14 19:05, Jan Rękorajski wrote:
> On Fri, 31 Jan 2014, Jan Rękorajski wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Because of some seemingly unfixable problems reported for 3.10, I
>> decided to stay with 3.4.x line as longterm kernel for Th.
>> But more important changes will apply to main kernel package, we are
>> currently 3 releases behind because of slow updates of the Linux-Vserver
>> patch. So there will be an additional package set - kernel-vserver which
>> will be the latest mainline kernel supported by vserver community
>> (currently it's 3.10.x). This means that main kernel packages WILL NOT
>> To sum it up:
>> - kernel-longterm - 3.4.x as long as maintained upstream
>> - kernel-vserver - latest upstream supported by Linux-Vserver
>> - kernel - mainline, without Vserver
> A recent update of the Linux-Vserver patch, let us postpone the 3
> kernels scenario. Thanks to vserver developers nothing will change wrt
> out kernel packaging. 3.4 stays as longterm and mainline will have
> vserver patch appliad.

so what you suggests to users who have switched to 3.10 knowing it will 
be next longterm? i.e preferring the longterm rather bleeding edge kernel.

should go back to 3.4? use manual 3.10 builds, or try the HEAD?


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