Reasons Why Jaunty Will Not Ship With 2.6.29

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Wed Feb 11 20:06:26 UTC 2009

On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 18:45:10 -0000 (UTC) "Andy Rogers" 
<ubuntu at> 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.
>I have been using the 2.6.29-RC3 Kernel with Januty and found my bootup
>time was approx 5 seconds quicker then 2.6.28 Kernel at the time, and
>found no issues at the moment.
>What other goods reasons are there that we can throw in the pot and put
>pressue on the developers to consider using this Kernel.
>There is still over 2 1/2 months to got approx before Jaunty is officially
You've had a very different 2.6.27 experience than I have then.  Two of the three machines I 
have running Intrepid here has kernel/firmware realted issues that are 
regressions from Hardy.

All of these experiences tend to be somewhat hardware specific, so everyone 
will see it differently.

Scott K

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