Following up on statements earlier this week, Red Hat has made
unofficial kernel RPM releases available for Linux 2.6.0-test1.
The RPMs, which are available on Red Hat developer Arjan van de
Ven's Red Hat-hosted Web page, are presumably being provided as an
advanced look at the 2.6 kernel for early adopters and potential
Red Hat customers.
The RPMs come with some caveats, however, as evidenced in the
Readme file on the download site:
"This directory contains unofficial RPM's of 2.6-test kernels
for Red Hat Linux 9 and Rawhide. Don't expect 2.6-test to be a
completely polished drop-in; it's very much a work in progress
although several people report success already. The rpms get
updated regularly, depending on bugs fixed and how often Linus
merges patches and makes releases.
Known to currently not work
"XFree86 vs AGP
The kernel agp modules got split into per chipset modules; the
auto-load mechanism of XFree86 in RHL9 isn't yet adjusted to this
split. You can get it to work by hand by doing a 'modprobe
intel-agp' (if you have an intel chipset of course) before starting