[lfs-support] Use a newer kernel than specified?

Chris Staub chris at beaker67.com
Wed Nov 14 06:08:31 PST 2012


On 11/14/2012 04:59 AM, Smith, Mitchell wrote:
> Hi,
>
> The package list specifies using linux kernel: Linux-3.5.2
>
> Obviously the later releases would contain multiple fixes and security
> improvements.
>
> Any reason why using the latest 3.5.X release (Currently 3.5.7) would
> cause any issues
>
> Thanks
>
> --
> *Mitchell

 From the package download page in the book:

"The Linux kernel is updated relatively often, many times due to 
discoveries of security vulnerabilities. The latest available 3.5.x 
kernel version should be used, unless the errata page says otherwise."



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