Rich Freeman <ri...@gentoo.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 8:34 PM,  <cov...@ccs.covici.com> wrote:
> > Rich Freeman <ri...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> >
> >> On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 7:13 PM,  <cov...@ccs.covici.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Thanks much -- 4.2.1 wqas what I just got using gentoo-sources, I will
> >> > sync and try again, maybe go to 4.1 and see what happens.  I heard 3.19
> >> > was the first version where btrfs actually worked, and I have 3.18 here,
> >> > this is why I was trying the newer kernel.  So, what is the latest lts
> >> > kernel these days anyway?
> >> >
> >>
> >> btrfs has been continually improved, but it has been working
> >> reasonably well for raid0/1 or single disk since maybe the 3.12 days.
> >>
> >> Current kernel versions are posted at https://kernel.org/
> > How can I tell which ones are long term support?
> 
> They say longterm next to them.  :)
> 
> Stable ones will have releases for a few months typically.
> 
> Gentoo-sources keywording tends to lag a bit, though I thought they
> were going to change that.  I tend to just keep my own git clone of
> the kernel tree and checkout from tags.

Do you bother with the gentoo patches?

I have the kernel tree and none of the tags say longterm, do I have the
wrong tree or  something?    The url I have is
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git

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