On Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 11:59 AM Thomas Deutschmann <whi...@gentoo.org> wrote:
>
> On 2020-08-06 17:44, Michał Górny wrote:
> > I'm not sure if you've noticed but there are people actively working
> > towards removing stale news items and trying not to dump everything
> > on once on a user freshly installing the system.  Don't you consider
> > this a worthwhile goal?
>
> I don't see how this is conflicting.
>
> This news item can probably go away after 1-2 years.
>
> But for now, people who were just lucky will probably trigger this when
> upgrading to genkernel-4.1 on their first reboot due to switched device
> manager.
>
> But again: It's not a genkernel issue, so displaying that only for
> people who have genkernel installed would miss a bunch of users.

I would guess that most users do not utilize kexec at all, and this
news item is irrelevant for them.

Personally, I agree that this is not worth spamming every Gentoo user.

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