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Old 07-12-2004, 03:14 AM   #1
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suggest kernel version

i am updating my kernel... i want to compile 2.6.....should i go for 2.6.5 or 2.6.7
suggest and plz tell why so?
Old 07-12-2004, 03:19 AM   #2
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Its always good to stay *just behind* the pack for safety. Personally, I'm still using 2.4.*
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2.6.7 does fix that nasty local exploit.
Old 07-12-2004, 03:49 AM   #4
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2.6.7 is better
Old 07-12-2004, 05:18 AM   #5
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I say 2.4.26 too!
Personaly, I think, 2.6.x is just too new!
One more thing!
The 2.4.x series has got 2.4.9 already, so, I think 2.6.x will go until 2.6.9, then they "ll start again with, 2.6.26....
Am I right?


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