[Arm-netbook] systemd and kernel: 3.4, mainline

Stefan Monnier monnier at iro.umontreal.ca
Wed Mar 8 05:33:01 GMT 2017

> And now I hear that A20 card will be shipped with kernel 3.4. Sure, it's
> not lower than 3.2 but how long will glibc support 3.4? What about other
> packages?

Actually, mainline support for A20 isn't that bad, depending on your
specific use case.
Check http://linux-sunxi.org/Linux_mainlining_effort.  It's fairly good
for headless servers, less so for tablets and desktops.  And there is
(slow) progress, so its future isn't too bleak.


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