Why to upgrade the linux kernel?

Tarun Bhatia tarunb at lightsand.com
Wed Apr 17 10:46:00 CDT 2002


Thanks folks. I really appreciate it...  this is significant input to me...

Fred Moyer wrote:

>if possible I would advise using 2.4.9-31 from redhat.  The virtual memory
>in previous kernels is unacceptable for production use.  If you see any sort
>of load it uses all it's resources swapping kernel pages.
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com
>[mailto:linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com]On Behalf Of Seth Mos
>Sent: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 2:41 PM
>To: Aly S.P Dharshi; Tarun Bhatia
>Cc: Linux-Poweredge at dell.com
>Subject: Re: Why to upgrade the linux kernel?
>
>
>At 15:08 16-4-2002 -0600, Aly S.P Dharshi wrote:
>
>>Hello Tarun,
>>
>>    I think that there are a great number of reasons that you may want to
>>
>
>Don't forget important security updates or major bugs that prevent normal
>operation and can not be worked around.
>
>Those are the prime reasons for Red Hat to bring out errata packages.
>
>Cheers
>--
>Seth
>It might just be your lucky day, if you only knew.
>
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