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Re: [suse-security] Kernel version in the upcoming SuSE 7.0 release
  • From: Stefan Suurmeijer <stefan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2000 14:14:33 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0008041410110.2954-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, 4 Aug 2000 devel@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I just re-visited the SuSE web site and found the following
> (www.suse.com/products/susesoft/70news/70datapro.html) about
> the upcoming SuSE 7.0 release and was dismayed to find that
> 7.0 is to come with Kernel 2.2.14, which has almost enough
> holes in it to qualify it as Swiss Cheese. Why not 2.2.16,
> at least? (Yes, I realize 2.4.0 is still pre-release).
>

I think you've just discovered a typo: Suse might want to check that out.
>From the German page: Auch wenn er noch nicht offiziell "raus" ist: SuSE
bringt schon jetzt einen Linux-Kernel, den man dank zahlreicher
Erweiterungen getrost als 2.2.17-pre bezeichnen darf

Translation: the kernel could be called 2.2.17-pre, because of the
improvements on the 2.2.16 kernel.


> Speaking of Kernel
2.4.0-test5, are there special SuSE
> patches I need to apply if I want to try it out with 6.4?
> Has anyone at SuSE packaged it as an RPM?
>

You might want to wait just two weeks. Latest news is that 2.4 will be
released at then end of August.

> Thanks in advance and best regards,
>
> Ken Parker (happy user of 6.4)
>
>
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