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Re: Distro kernel update



On Fri, 2 Sep 2011 02:41:18 -0400 (EDT)
David Airlie <airlied@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 
> > 
> > I think f14 was the tail end of the "don't update the kernel because X
> > will
> > crap itself" problems. (Probably even sooner actually, but paranoia
> > kept us
> > on .35 forever).
> 
> That should have been F13 :), I thought we had sort of lapsed into any longterm kernel upstream we'd just stay on it as it had claimed security fixes coming through. (of course for .35 its mostly lies).
> 

2.6.35.14 caught up on the security fixes pretty well, but it took 3-5
months from when some issues were first known. It is still a couple of
months behind even today, with just a few older problems still unfixed.
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