kernel ppa is empty?

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Tue Jul 19 21:19:13 UTC 2011


On 07/19/2011 01:56 PM, Leann Ogasawara wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-07-19 at 13:43 -0700, Tim Gardner wrote:
>> On 07/18/2011 03:27 PM, ryan at iheartryan.com wrote:
>>> Hi. I'm using Natty, and I'm trying to get the 2.6.39 version of the
>>> kernel from the kernel-ppa.
>>>
>>> I'm having a problem where ncpfs doesn't work.
>>>
>>> According to
>>> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1740878
>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/762344
>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ncpfs/+bug/773211
>>>
>>> what I ought to do is get the 2.6.39 kernel from the ppa.
>>>
>>> The ppa seems to be empty. On the page
>>> https://launchpad.net/~kernel-ppa/+archive/ppa
>>>
>>> it says
>>> "No matching package for ''."
>>>
>>> I added the ppa and updated, and there is no kernel update available.
>>>
>>> What happend to these packages?
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>> --Ryan
>>>
>>
>> The kernel team does not officially maintain a 2.6.39 kernel. However,
>> you could try a mainline build from
>> http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v2.6.39.3-oneiric/
>
> We seem to be getting quite a few of these types of inquiries where
> users are getting the idea that the kernel-ppa in launchpad is something
> we officially support.  Anyone object if we try beef up the PPA
> description to avoid such confusion?
>
> Thanks,
> Leann
>

works for me.

-- 
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com




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