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To:Arch Linux Release Engineering From:Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi Subject:Re: [arch-releng] Linux-lts Date:Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:17:39 -0300
 

On 04/24/2012 02:01 PM, Thomas Bchler wrote:
> Am 24.04.2012 18:32, schrieb Dieter Plaetinck:
>>> For configs/releng, the most easy and qucky is adding linux-lts to additional packages.*, rework build.sh (s/vmlinuz/vmlinuz-lts/), remove linux pkg, modify syslinux/*.cfg adding "earlymodules=loop loop.max_loop=16" to each kernel command line and disable generation of efiboot.img ;)
>>>
>>> I think that is all.
>> maybe we should add a parameter to archiso that lets you choose a kernel. good idea? bad idea? just a thought..
> Linux 3.0 requires old workarounds that have been removed now (see the
> part I quoted from Gerardo). We would have to keep maintaining those.
>

Exactly.

Also there is another point [#1].

[#1]
http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-releng/2010-January/000796.html

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