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#1 2005-03-05 06:56:33

cactus
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New linux kernel version numbering..


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#2 2005-03-05 09:45:37

iphitus
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From: Melbourne, Australia
Registered: 2004-10-09
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Re: New linux kernel version numbering..

its just an extra version number for fixes etc....

like 2.6.8.1 was.

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#3 2005-03-12 08:44:10

Atriqus
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From: Oscoda or Melbourne
Registered: 2004-02-15
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Re: New linux kernel version numbering..

But the 2.7 series will still be considered unstable, right?


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#4 2005-03-15 19:37:43

InfernalH
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Registered: 2005-02-08
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Re: New linux kernel version numbering..

right, let me explain:
now kernel goes like
2.x
when X is even number, kernel is stable, if odd number - unstable.
Simple

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#5 2005-03-15 19:43:49

phrakture
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Re: New linux kernel version numbering..

InfernalH wrote:

right, let me explain:
now kernel goes like
2.x
when X is even number, kernel is stable, if odd number - unstable.
Simple

it's always been that way

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