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From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
To: Mike Houston <mikeserv@bmts.com>
Cc: Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: How many people are using 2.6.16?
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 00:52:15 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20070130235215.GN3754@stusta.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070129160448.65fc63f3.mikeserv@bmts.com>

On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 04:04:48PM -0500, Mike Houston wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Jan 2007 15:30:00 -0500
> Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> > Is there any way to estimate the size of the user base for 2.6.16?
> > 
> > e.g. how many downloads does it get?
> 
> I've often wondered that myself, as I'm concerned for it to continue
> to be maintained. I'm very appreciative of what Adrian is doing with
> it. (Thanks!)
> 
> I've been using Adrian's 2.6.16 kernel releases on two internet
> servers that I look after remotely. One of them is RHEL 4 the other
> is Fedora Core 2 (Ensim Webppliance). I'm especially wary of breaking
> RHEL 4, and the 2.6.16.xx kernels work perfectly except for the
> hald not starting (but that doesn't matter on that server).
>...

I haven't heard of this before, and in a quick test hald from
HAL 0.5.8.1 starts fine here.

Are there any error messages?

> Mike Houston

cu
Adrian

-- 

       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
                                       Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed


  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-01-30 23:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-29 20:30 Chuck Ebbert
2007-01-29 20:35 ` Josh Boyer
2007-01-29 20:38   ` Chuck Ebbert
2007-02-07 20:36     ` Greg KH
2007-01-29 21:04 ` Mike Houston
2007-01-29 22:13   ` Bron Gondwana
2007-01-30 20:39     ` Adrian Bunk
2007-01-31  1:33       ` Mark Lord
2007-01-31  2:36         ` Linus Torvalds
2007-01-31  5:49           ` Bron Gondwana
2007-01-31  7:02           ` Adrian Bunk
2007-01-31 10:42             ` Reiserfs and MMAP (was: How many people are using 2.6.16?) Bron Gondwana
2007-01-31 11:49             ` How many people are using 2.6.16? David Chinner
2007-01-31 14:34               ` Steve French (smfltc)
2007-01-31 15:34             ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-01 12:13             ` Vladimir V. Saveliev
2007-02-03  1:39               ` Adrian Bunk
2007-01-30 23:52   ` Adrian Bunk [this message]
2007-01-31  1:48     ` Mike Houston

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