[Cerowrt-devel] closer ties to ltsi?

Jim Gettys jg at freedesktop.org
Fri Mar 2 11:13:59 EST 2012

On 03/02/2012 10:43 AM, Greg KH wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 02:33:25AM -0800, Dave Taht wrote:
>> Dear Greg:
>> What ltsi is up to:
>> http://ltsi.linuxfoundation.org/what-is-ltsi
>> is orthogonal to what we are up to, in that they are trying to produce
>> a usable, stable tree that can be used in a lot of CE devices, and we
>> are trying to push the bleeding edge in finding, fixing, and testing
>> things that would be good to have deployed in a lot of CE devices at
>> least on the bufferbloat, security, and network - especially ipv6 -
>> fronts.
>> How to faster get stuff from "R&D" to deployment is always on my mind.
>> I'm very happy to be successfully tracking the 3.3 process 'live' at
>> the moment with cerowrt. I imagine the next 'stable'
>> kernel chosen will be 3.3 or 3.4 based.
> If you do all of your work upstream in the main kernel.org kernel, then
> LTSI can backport your changes as needed to their kernels.  I recommend
> doing that.
That's what Dave has been doing, to the extent possible; it's a bit of a
PITA, since the MIPS/OpenWrt folks tend not to quite keep up with x86. 
And BQL (in 3.3) is essential to bufferbloat work.
                    - Jim

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