5.10 LTS Kernel: 2 or 6 years?

Jari Ruusu jariruusu at protonmail.com
Fri Feb 19 05:31:49 EST 2021

On Friday, February 19, 2021 10:22 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> That's not the goal of stable kernel releases/trees. If the driver
> version that is in 4.19.y does not work for you on release 4.19.0, odds
> of that "changing" in later stable releases is slim to none.

But in-tree iwlwifi worked fine on 4.9.y and 4.14.y , and then got broken
in later 4.14.y versions. I tried later versions of 4.19.y in an attempt to
fix the breakage. Basically you are are saying that I should have NOT
attempted to upgrage 4.9.y -> 4.14.y -> 4.19.y

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