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 -- Your life is like a penny. You're going to lose it. The question is: How do you spend it? John Covici cov...@ccs.covici.com