Kernel Version

Alan alan at
Thu Sep 25 21:14:00 UTC 2003

On Thu, 2003-09-25 at 14:09, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Sep 2003, Dave Stubbs wrote:
> > Is there a plan to move to the 2.6 kernel?
> > 
> > It would definitely motivate me to give Fedora a real try - maybe run it 
> > exclusively on my test box.
> > 
> > Otherwise it's just one of the crowd of test distros out there, y'know?
> so download it from and install it.  no big deal.
> the problem with waiting until it comes out officially is that
> the move from 2.4 to 2.6 is a fairly big jump, and could be 
> a bit traumatic.
> if you're playing with it now, and keeping up with the constant
> stream of patches and updates, then you get a nice, gradual
> transition into it.  much less stressful.

My concern would be any of the differences between the Redhat kernels
and the 2.6 stock kernels.  Especially nptl and exec-shield.


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