kernel 2.6.16-1.2107_FC5 breaks graphical boot (and cups and httpd)

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Fri May 5 06:18:52 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 08:06 +0200, shrek-m at wrote:
> >>I'm not trying to point fingers and/or throw mud.
> >>My question is, will it be possible to find a mid-route, which combines
> >>the shortest possible vulnerability period with a minimal risk of having
> >>DOA machines? You'd agree that having 1000s of DOA machines doesn't
> >>really sit well with Fedora's mission statement... 
> >>(Though, in Dave's defense, a machine that doesn't boot is a machine
> >>which cannot be compromised ;))
> >>    
> >>
> >What do you think is the "mid-route" for time critical security fixes?
> >
> the mid-route seems to be that there are no longer  2107_FC5 kernels  in 
> fc5 updates or updates-testing.

My question wasn't specific to one particular issue. Obviously this
time, it was a mess up that has been fixed now.


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