David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Fri Apr 28 20:32:16 EDT 2000

rcanup at said:
>  Make sure the code works with older kernels. Much development work on
> embedded systems is done on the proven stable 2.0 and 2.2 kernels.
> Embedded systems tend not to have bleeding edge software in them for
> reliability reasons. That is part of the reason that Alan Cox still
> turns out 2.0.x kernels.

Agreed. Making it work with 2.2 is sort of implicit - I know Trevor's 
developing on 2.2, and I try to test with 2.2 periodically. Back-porting to 
2.0 could possibly be considered a separate task.


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