[conspire] Kubuntu on ppc Rocks

Peter Knaggs peter.knaggs at gmail.com
Sun Jan 27 02:45:49 PST 2008

On Jan 27, 2008 2:16 AM, Nick Moffitt <nick at zork.net> wrote:

> Word is, Dapper->Hardy (both LTS releases) will be supported as a single
> upgrade, so you don't spend any time passing through Edgy (which will be
> unsupported as soon as Hardy is released, I believe.)

I hope they remember to package v86d with Hardy, so we can use uvesafb "out of
the box" instead of the old vesafb. The Gutsy framebuffer bugs were quite
startling (see near the end of the page), especially for folks running
servers (having
the console disappearing after an upgrade just because they added vga=... can
give anyone a bad day):


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