merge window for Subsurface 4.1 is open
Lubomir I. Ivanov
neolit123 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 15 16:29:17 UTC 2013
On 16 December 2013 02:21, Lutz Vieweg <lvml at 5t9.de> wrote:
> On 12/16/2013 01:01 AM, Lubomir I. Ivanov wrote:
>> On 16 December 2013 01:56, Lutz Vieweg <lvml at 5t9.de> wrote:
>>> PS: I'm writing this on a laptop that I just had to boot with
>>> an ancient linux-3.8 kernel just because the also installed
>>> linux-3.11 kernel won't work with the darned USB-EtherNet
>>> adapter... I wished the USB subsystem of Linux wasn't
>>> on a time-based release lifecycle but on one that would only
>>> turn into a release when no regression tests fail... :-(
>> that's very odd,
>> and i would blame a retarded peace of hardware.
> I don't really like to use USB EtherNet adapters, but unluckily,
> all manufacturers of modern light-weight laptops have conspired to ditch
> real EtherNet ports in favor of requiring people to use USB adapters :(
>> i don't see any reason why something from 3.8 will work but something
>> from 4.x will not.
> Ehm... this is not about an incompatibility of Subsurface, I was
> talking just about linux kernel 3.8.x vs. 3.11.x ... so no 4.x
> involved :-)
oops, don't mind me there. i didn't really meant subsurface, but
rather confused the kernel version numbering... :)
>> have you tried sending a bug/regression report for this one?
> I did report bugs regardings USB regressions before, but the
> particular adapter I'm using right now is one I borrowed from
> the hotel I'm currently staying at. (They surprisingly do not
> have wireless, but wired InterNet access, only, in the rooms.)
> So I wouldn't be able to re-check if a fix was published in a
> few months.
> Also, I wouldn't want to dilute attention (if there is any)
> from the one open USB bug that currently bothers me most (#53211).
ah, ok i see.
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