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Old 08-19-2004, 04:12 PM   #1
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Is kernel 2.6.7 a stable??

Is kernel 2.6.7 stable or is it a test release for 2.6.8?? i know that odd numbers are for test releases or unstable.. does that apply to this one too?? If so, than I'll just go with 2.6.6... thanks...
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2.4.x and 2.6.x are stable. 2.5.x is unstable. You'll be fine with 2.6.7
Old 08-19-2004, 05:19 PM   #3
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Since there aren't plans for a 2.7.* kernel right now, is there any convention on which of the 2.6.* kernels will be for development?
Old 08-20-2004, 05:37 AM   #4
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The -rc (release candidate) kernels are/were for testing. So the 2.6.8-rc4 was a test kernel for 2.6.8. But 2.6.8 had this NFS Oops, so now we have this which would have been 2.6.9-rc1 a few weeks ago?


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