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From: Tomasz Chmielewski <mangoo@wpkg.org>
To: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Cc: wferi@niif.hu
Subject: Re: currently active Linux kernel versions
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 23:37:14 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <47B21F9A.8040904@wpkg.org> (raw)

Wagner Ferenc wrote:

> which are the "currently active Linux kernel versions" at any point in
> time?  The quote is taken from http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/2/11/29.
> Or more precisely: which are the "stable" versions I can depend on for
> a more or less critical server, those that have active security
> support or receive at least critical bugfixes?  I know about the
> 2.6.2[34].y stable git trees, but I wonder how long will those receive
> attention (that is, security fixes).  Can I find a written policy
> somewhere?

I would say:

a) the kernel your distro provides,
b) if you're not using a kernel provided by your distribution, the 
newest kernel from kernel.org (there are some older, still maintaned 
kernels with security fixes, too).


-- 
Tomasz Chmielewski
http://wpkg.org


             reply	other threads:[~2008-02-12 22:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-12 22:37 Tomasz Chmielewski [this message]
2008-02-13  0:49 ` Willy Tarreau
2008-02-13  7:28   ` Ferenc Wagner
2008-02-13 10:24     ` Willy Tarreau
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2008-02-12 20:27 Wagner Ferenc
2008-02-12 21:13 ` Xavier Bestel
2008-02-12 21:18   ` Ferenc Wagner
2008-02-12 21:21     ` Oliver Pinter
2008-02-12 21:25     ` Xavier Bestel
2008-02-12 21:37     ` Mike Snitzer
2008-02-12 21:49       ` Oliver Pinter
2008-02-13  0:29       ` Willy Tarreau
2008-02-13  7:32       ` Ferenc Wagner
2008-02-13 16:14         ` Randy Dunlap

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