Reasons Why Jaunty Will Not Ship With 2.6.29

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at
Wed Feb 11 18:54:02 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-02-11 at 18:45 +0000, Andy Rogers wrote:
> >I think that the main reason is time releases of Ubuntu, there is not
> enough time to wait for 2.6.29, test, a fix bugs.
> Hi All
> Iam new to this kind of discussion thing, only been using Ubuntu for
> around 9 months and loving it.  Not really looked back, and only using
> Windows for odd things every other month now.
> Well my opinion on this was that regarding the time frame didn't 2.6.27
> get slipped in at the last minute around Late August/Early September time
> for Intrepid and that did not cause any problems

Yes it did.  That change made a bunch of Atheros and Intel cards break
by default.  Atheros was fixed with offering two drivers (one in
linux-backports-modules) and Intel was fixed about a month after

Mackenzie Morgan
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