Isn't this argument several years old (and out-of-date) now?
Posted Sep 30, 2004 12:48 UTC (Thu) by Frej (subscriber, #4165)
Especially with the new even more horrible release process (From a user's perspective, non existing).
Posted Sep 30, 2004 18:34 UTC (Thu) by bronson (subscriber, #4806)
Practically, though, it's always been like this. In the 2.2 series, I had deep fear of upgrading a kernel up until around 2.2.8, and in 2.4 all the way up to 2.4.16 or 2.4.18 somewhere. Just think of it as part of Linux's charm.
Posted Oct 5, 2004 8:36 UTC (Tue) by mbp (guest, #2737)
If you install a random kernel on random hardware you have to be prepared for it to break.
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