Re: 2.6 upgrade overall failure report

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Fri Apr 29 2005 - 04:19:53 EST

Hubert Tonneau <hubert.tonneau@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Right from the beginning, the core 2.6 kernel was rock solid for me, so I had
> no crash to complain, but ...
> . I reported a year ago that SCSI fusion was unable to properly recover from
> tiny errors under 2.6 as opposed to 2.4 ... and got hit by the same problem
> 6 monthes later

Please send a full report to Eric Moore and cc linux-scsi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

> . There is still a memory leak trouble (probably in tigon3 driver since others
> reported so on kernel mailing list, and tigon3 is not a geek hardware since
> most nowdays lowend servers use either tigon3 or pro1000)

Please send a report to David Miller and Jeff Garzik and cc netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx

> . There have been USB storage issues, also they are now solved


> . Since 2.6.10, the TCP task does not work anymore with OSX (2 Mbps instead
> of 60 Mbps on a 100 Mbps wire)

Please send a full report to David Miller and cc netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxx

Also please describe a simple way of reproducing this - I'll see if it
happens here.

> the 2.6 development model

Is dependent upon the quality and promptness of reports from testers such
as yourself, as well as the testers' preparedness to respond to the
developers' questions.


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