[mythtv-users] CentOS 5.1 support

Ian Forde ian at duckland.org
Mon Jan 28 00:44:29 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-01-27 at 16:03 -0800, Ian Forde wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-01-28 at 01:20 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > If there is no real business value on the enterprise level this patch
> > will only make it into RHEL via upstream, and since RHEL5 will stay at
> > 2.6.18 & enterprise patches, the fix could have to wait until RHEL6.
> Agreed, though there's a difference here.  RHEL quite often puts things
> in that aren't in upstream, or backports things from upstream.  I got
> lucky in that I found an open ticket patching the same files, which
> means that if theirs gets in, there's at least some small hope that mine
> will... (though their patch has been submitted for upstream - mine
> hasn't).  But since this is a mod that patches against the current RHEL
> kernel, doesn't affect functionality, and isn't terribly intrusive, it
> would potentially be suitable to go in either in an errata kernel, or
> potentially 5.2, one would hope...

More news here - I just heard from Greg K-H.  Support for this device is
in his tree (and -mm) and should be going into Linus' kernel soon... ;)

So I'm thinking that now there's a better shot of it getting into


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