[rescue] Re: G5 case

Eric Dittman dittman at dittman.net
Wed Jun 25 10:25:12 CDT 2003

> > The problem with the unchangingness of Debian stable is everything is so
> > out of date that unless you start upgrading everything you miss a lot of
> > features. I install Debian stable and did a dist-update to the latest
> > unstable and found I still had the old, slow 2.2 kernel.
> Given the fiasco over the 2.4.x kernel series, especially the versions
> current at the time of the release of woody, it strikes me as pretty
> sensible that the stock kernel remains a well-tested version 2.2 kernel.

There were some problems early on, but they've been ironed
out.  The 2.4 kernel has been out and stable for a long time.
More than enough time to get stable updated.
Eric Dittman
dittman at dittman.net

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