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Side note - If you are that concerned with not using a stable kernel, download the source for the one having problems and fix it. Once fixed re-compile the kernel and configure your machine to use it. Oh and make sure you push the bug fix back up the chain so that others who have this issue can fix theirs also.

Err, don't you need to be a pretty top-notch C programmer to be able to do that?
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Err, don't you need to be a pretty top-notch C programmer to be able to do that?
It is very possible, but the bug might also be obvious. So you know what its looking for right? Use grep to find it in the code. Hell it could be something as stupid as a typo, but it could require a highly experienced C programmer to fix it. You will never know without looking
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Too bad it fixed it self and wasn't a kernel problem. I'm guessing somebody fuxed up how they had to do the initramfs code for mkinitramfs. I knew it was a problem like that, I just didn't know how long it would take them to figure out what happened. It's actually kinda sweet they got it in a couple days, but the problem is fixed.
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