[Fwd: Wikipidia - Goodbye Red Hat and Fedora]

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 13:22:51 UTC 2008


Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Robert Locke <lists <at> ralii.com> writes:
>> Really?  You saying that Fedora 7 came out before RHEL5?  Looking at the
>> calendar, it's a pretty simple Fedora Core 6, RHEL/CentOS 5, Fedora 7.
>> I don't see that "long moved past", unless you like to run Rawhide, at
>> which point, why are we talking about a stable LTS?
> 
> One word: updates!
> By the time RHEL 5 came out, even FC5 had a newer kernel (and several other 
> packages).

Ummm, as I recall, there were some update kernels in FC5 and even FC6 
that wouldn't boot on various hardware.  Was it _really_ necessary to 
ship those after a reliable version was available?

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   Les Mikesell
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