KERNEL???

Bryan Breen Bryan.C.Breen.1 at gsfc.nasa.gov
Mon Nov 25 16:49:39 PST 2002


At 20:06 11/24/02 -0700, you wrote:
>On Sun, 2002-11-24 at 18:58, Richard Lightman wrote:
>> You may have
>> problems downloading kernel 2.4.20 as the latest version is currently
>> 2.4.20-rc3. If you are able to download things from the future, please
>> send me the results of next week's horse racing ;-).
>> 
>> I would not expect problems from the kernel unless you try 2.5.* or
>> later.
>
>I take this "or later" is some more of that downloading from the future
>stuff.  :-)
>

I think he was trying to say that any of the 2.5 kernels are all
"developmental/experimental" and as such carry the expected
"temperamental/unstable" factors of a development environment. Stay away
from them unless you specifically want to tinker a lot with them to work
out many possible bugs.


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