[cgl_discussion] [ANNOUNCE] linux-2.5.47-dcl1

Skip Ford skip.ford at verizon.net
Wed Nov 13 09:41:47 PST 2002


Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> This is an early release version that enables common CGL and DCL
> development. It is in two pieces: a common subset of CGL and DCL; and a
> separate patch for DCL only stuff. The generic patches are for
> enhancements that are yet to make the main kernel stream but are
> requested by both Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) and Data Center (DCL). The
> second patch applies after the first one and has enhancements that are
> applicable mostly to large data center systems.

Your release has a couple bogus bits.  It creates
'arch/i386/vmlinux.lds.s' which is normally created (for some reason)
during a kernel build and deleted with mrproper.

It also has the following diff that looks like output from a mistyped
redirection shell command.

diff -urN -X dontdiff linux-2.5/2 linux-2.5-osdl/2
--- linux-2.5/2	1969-12-31 16:00:00.000000000 -0800
+++ linux-2.5-osdl/2	2002-11-11 10:31:22.000000000 -0800
@@ -0,0 +1 @@
+mkinitrd failed

I didn't look too closely so there may be more.  Also, it contains
kprobes support but that isn't in your changelog.

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Skip



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