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Linux 3.0?

Linux 3.0?

Posted Sep 4, 2008 20:09 UTC (Thu) by smoogen (subscriber, #97)
In reply to: Linux 3.0? by a9db0
Parent article: Linux 3.0?

I don't see why you would have to get rid of the hardware.. since you are not adding anything new to the box there is no reason you could not run 2.6.x until the hardware dies its chip-death sometime in the next 10 years.

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Linux 3.0?

Posted Sep 4, 2008 20:16 UTC (Thu) by job (guest, #670) [Link]

To be fair, you still want to run a supported kernel on those old machines.

Staying on 2.6 indefinitly isn't the best move security-wise.

Linux 3.0?

Posted Sep 8, 2008 9:19 UTC (Mon) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946) [Link]

You can use a distribution's kernel like RHEL which will get you a supported version for 7 years or so.

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