[haiku-development] Re: Alpha3 : switch to bugfixing mode today

  • From: Niels Sascha Reedijk <niels.reedijk@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 16 May 2011 10:34:56 +0200

Hi,

2011/5/16 Stephan Aßmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>:
> On 16.05.2011 10:24, Truls Becken wrote:
>>
>> On 2011-05-16, at 10:00, Stephan Aßmus wrote:
>>
>>> Are there any reports that the new IO APIC stuff helped anyone get Haiku
>>> finally booting on there hardware?
>>
>> Yes, me in ticket #6005. Well, it booted before if I disabled local APIC,
>> but then I get temporary freezes of 10-20 seconds every now and then.
>
> Nice. So I support the idea to force it on at least for a testing period
> even more. If there are no negative reports, we should enable it for the
> alpha, since obviously it is capable of doing some good.

Should we make a special test build available and publish a news item
on our website? It could be a simple live-cd. It would increase the
coverage, and we would find what hardware configurations are still not
working, or stopped working.

N>

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