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Re: F7 Kernel 2.6.22.1-33.fc7 USB stick



Tim wrote:

>> I find the use of the word "stable" absurd in this context.
> 
> Stable meaning without significant changes, rather than meaning
> extremely reliable operation...

I guess I give a rather mathematical meaning to the word "stable".
A ball in a bowl is stable.
A ball on top of my head is not.

An unstable kernel is one that fails in an unpredictable way,
eg filling the screen with garbage.

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