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re: kernel versions



On Mon, 15 May 2000 08:15:28 -0500, Bob McClure Jr wrote:

>the odd numbers to check are at the second position.  The third
>number is the patchlevel.  The 2.2.x kernels are stable; the 2.3.x
>kernels are new development and not regarded stable.  So (all things
>being equal), 2.2.15 would be a better kernel than 2.2.14.

Err... make that "newer," not necessarily "better" unless the newer kernel
does something you need that was not available in the older kernel.

Remember the maxim "if it ain't broke, don't fix it."  It's guaranteed to
save you a lot of headaches...

John (john thompson attglobal net)





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