Subject: Re: head stable?
To: Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 06/14/2006 17:02:10
On Wed, 14 Jun 2006 10:03:18 -0400, Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thanks for all the comments.
> I should have said: I'm talking about my notebook, which is running
> current from April. I'm aware of netbsd-3, and run that (or netbsd-2
> still) on a number of production machines. My project at BBN will be
> tracking current, so it's ok if this takes a bit of time but I'd
> prefer to avoid real trouble.
I think you should wait a week or two -- the timecounter stuff is still
problematic, in my opinion, especially on laptops which have frequency
changes because of line/battery transitions. I just backed out a
timecounter kernel because of that.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb