2.6.26 kernel in hardy?

H.S. hs.samix at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 18:47:45 UTC 2009

Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> H.S. wrote:
>> Okay. I understand this in Hardy, which is LTS. But it looks like
>> Intrepid had only 2.6.27 kernel. Did Ubuntu skip 2.6.26 altogether?
> Yes, and most people would consider this a good thing.  2.6.27 is
> supposed to be better than 2.6.26 and 2.6.26 obviously can't be
> supported indefinitely.  As for your webcam, I assume you filed a bug,
> and it should be fixed in due course in an update to Intrepid's 2.6.27.

The bug is already there:

For now, I am having to use 2.6.24 kernel to make the webcam work.
2.6.27 does not detect the webcam properly. So in this case at least, it
looks like a regression in kernel version.


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