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From: Ferenc Wagner <wferi@niif.hu>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: currently active Linux kernel versions
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 08:28:06 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87k5l9pb7d.fsf@szonett.ki.iif.hu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080213004951.GA29524@1wt.eu> (Willy Tarreau's message of "Wed, 13 Feb 2008 01:49:51 +0100")

Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> writes:

> I would suggest stable - N-1 for most usages. 2.6.24.y is open, 2.6.23.y is
> supposed to be good. The advantage when you proceed like this is that you
> can jump from an older kernel to a more recent one which has already got its
> share of fixes and is still maintained for some time.
>
> Generally, I would trust Greg when he drops an old kernel, it means that he's
> confident enough in the next one.

Thanks for the useful (and concise) summary and sharing your thoughts
on the matter.  Now my only question is: how can I learn that Greg
updated or dropped a kernel without following LKML (which my time
unfortunately does not permit).  kernel-announce doesn't seem to
mention such events...
-- 
Regards,
Feri.

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-13  7:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-12 22:37 Tomasz Chmielewski
2008-02-13  0:49 ` Willy Tarreau
2008-02-13  7:28   ` Ferenc Wagner [this message]
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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