[PlanetCCRMA] udpated: fc2 kernel/jack, muse for fc1/rh9, new fc3 packages

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Tue Dec 28 23:40:01 2004

On Tue, 2004-12-28 at 23:28, David Fraser wrote:
> Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> >On Tue, 2004-12-28 at 15:22, Shayne O'Connor wrote:
> >>On Wed, 2004-12-29 at 09:31, Shayne O'Connor wrote:
> >>>On Wed, 2004-12-29 at 07:51, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> >>>>Latest news...
> >>>>
> >>>>New kernel released for Fedora Core 2, same version, release and
> >>>>features as the current Fedora Core 3 kernel (it is in the planetcore
> >>>>repository, not planetedge, and includes a full ALSA subsystem release,
> >>>>planetccrma-core packages and the rtload and rtirq startup scripts). 
> >>>>
> >>>hi fernando - are there kernel source packages available for this so i
> >>>can compile my nvidia video driver?
> >
> >I don't that is necessary any more, the information needed to build
> >external drivers is supposedly included in the binary package. 
> >
> >>also, this kernel will not mount my usb bus - it says that the usb filesystem 
> >>is not supported with this kernel ... is usb support not compiled in?
> >
> >Yes, it is, but I think the only thing affected is the mount of
> >/proc/usb/, the kernel should see all the usb devices anyway. The name
> >of the internal filesystem for usb changed from usbdevfs to usbfs in
> >recent kernels. You should be able to manually (be careful!) edit
> >/etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit to change usbdevfs to usbfs. But that would not
> >work with the older kernels, of course. I could release an updated
> >initscripts package but that is such a core package I hesitate to do
> >that. 
> >
> All the initscripts packages since at least 7.88-1 have usbfs rather 
> than usbdevfs.
> So the best plan may be to include instructions to use an appropriate 
> initscripts package.

Well, I have to do better than that, I have to provide a proper package
that can be installed with the rest. That's where I'm reluctant to touch
things. I'll look into this, of course. I have to provide something that
will also be backwards compatible (that is, will work when booting into
an old kernel). 

-- Fernando