Alexandre Oliva lxoliva at
Mon May 24 05:21:10 UTC 2010

On May  3, 2010, Alexandre Oliva <lxoliva at> wrote:

> On May  2, 2010, Jim Smite <jimsmite at> wrote:

>> I tried to use your lemote linux-libre kernels with a debian squeeze
>> system, but udev complains about CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED and refuses
>> to start.  Is it possible to disable this option?

> I honestly don't know.  I build these kernels for gNewSense metad, so if
> someone confirms that gNewSense metad's udev et al doesn't require this
> kernel option, I'll drop it.  If nobody confirms it in a week or so,
> I'll give it a try myself after I return from an upcoming trip.

Done.  The latest builds for gNewSense/mipsel (2.6.34-libre,,, all drop the
SYSFS_DEPRECATED, and work just fine on gNewSense.  I hope they work for
you as well.

Thanks for letting me know about this problem!

Alexandre Oliva, freedom fighter
You must be the change you wish to see in the world. -- Gandhi
Be Free! --   FSF Latin America board member
Free Software Evangelist      Red Hat Brazil Compiler Engineer

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