sporadic kernel panic during boot (MPC8xx, FEC)

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Fri Apr 12 23:33:27 EST 2002

In message <3CB6A2FE.62FFB14E at imc-berlin.de> you wrote:
> But I am still not sure if I understand what that means. Is there a
> FAQ/README/HowTo about the LinuxPPC/Bitkeeper/Versionnumbering
> somewhere?

Good question!

> Which ChangeSet or Tag stands for a stable PPC kernel?

Define stable :-(

> Which ChangeSet equals (with regard to functionality) the official
> linux-2.4.18 from kernel.org?
> Does the ChangesSet 1.900 (which is shortly after Tag 2.4.18) contain
> all the stuff that's in the offical kernel?

Another "interesting" question: assuming I identif a certain state of
the tree with Changeset XXX today, how can I find  exactly  the  same
state  XXX  in  three  monbths,  when  the  changesets  may have been

Wolfgang Denk

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