Yes, I did an upgrade to sid on the desktop.
The system got slower (I saw you had the opposite experience).
Norwegian localisation was like ubuntu, seemed to work but reverted to English.
Same rubbish messages on boot from the 2.6.24 kernel.
This setup will be nice eventually --I guess it means the kernel supports xcdroast directly again -?? But I must wait until the kernel reinvents my IDE disks