[arch-general] How often kernel26-lts updated?

Milos Negovanovic milos.negovanovic at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 12:23:57 EDT 2011

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 05:07:19PM +0100, Karol Babioch wrote:
> Am 25.03.2011 16:42, schrieb Thomas S Hatch:
> > which is why I use the latest kernel on my
> > servers and reboot them a lot becaus
> As I'm about to set up some new servers I was thinking about this in the
> past few days. How does it work out for you?
> Because I don't think that rebooting is an option on servers. If there
> are running http, mail, dns, etc. service(s) its not that great to
> reboot the system.
> Could you elaborate on the point you tried to make? Why is a feature
> frozen kernel/software a potential security issue? As far as I know
> major security issues get updated, so you just need to reload the
> modules, don't you? Or am I missing a point here? Because this is what
> most long term distributions do.
> As you don't expect a server to be in desperate need of new features and
> new supported hardware I personally don't think that the latest kernel
> is needed.
> What do the others think about it?

minimize the reboots++

Milos Negovanovic
milos.negovanovic at gmail.com

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