long term support release

Dmitry Butskoy buc at odusz.so-cdu.ru
Wed Jan 23 16:12:16 UTC 2008

Jos Vos wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 02:48:16PM +0300, Dmitry Butskoy wrote:
>> Well, I actually use Fedora in a strong production environment (power 
>> control office). The current policy (the EOL of F<n> is one month after 
>> the F<n+2>) provides me one year LTS (assuming the release is per 
>> half-year). Thus I just skip one release, i.e. FC1-->FC3-->FC5-->F7 .
>> One-year LTS is an acceptable compromise for me. But ideally, from the 
>> "production" point of view, I would prefer 9-month cycle (and hence 
>> 1.5year LTS) ...
> Wondering what the difference with using RHEL/CentOS + EPEL is then...

For example, I use tickless kernel now (which seems to be fine on old 
slow machines), whereas RHEL still use and will use the old kernel. Ans 
so on...


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