move to rawhide update
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Wed Apr 8 03:31:41 EDT 2009
> > But now, it appears that F11 won't be able to suspend on OLPC,
> > which makes it almost useless for laptop use (as opposed to
> > developer use when the laptop is sitting on a desk with permanent
> > AC power).
> Sure, but you can install a different kernel on your F11 image, such as
> OLPC's custom kernel (this has already been tested working), or just
> the minimum set of patches to the F11 kernel that add suspend/resume
> support, as Scott Douglass and Martin Dengler have been looking at
> I hope we can get some power management patches (even if they're basic
> patches rather than everything we have) upstream and back for F12. We
> started the F11 project with the knowledge that we wouldn't be able to
> get much of what we need upstream and back in time for its release.
Since OLPC's "upstream" is both Linus's kernel releases, and Fedora's
distributions, there are two upstream places to push OLPC's hardware
support patches to. Have we only been trying to get them into one of
those places (Linus's)?
The F11 kernel currently carries about 60 patches beyond Linus's version.
Some are tiny 4kb patches; others are 300KB. Why aren't any of the
XO-1 hardware support patches included in the F11 kernel?
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