[CentOS] Tired of Fedora, shopping for a new OS. Upgrade from
F8 ? CentOS kernel versions ?
dag at centos.org
Fri Oct 31 00:27:20 UTC 2008
On Thu, 30 Oct 2008, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> Linuxguy123 wrote:
>> b) One of the things I really need are up to date (bleeding edge)
>> kernels. For example, F8 has 2.6.26 kernels, whereas CentOS appears to
>> be running 2.6.18 kernels. I do know how to build my own kernels, but
>> that is a pain.
>> Does someone keep a separate repository that has more modern kernels ?
>> Can yum be configured to use only specific packages (ie kernels) from a
>> specific repository ?
> Why not step up and offer to maintain a bleeding edge kernel in the
> centos-plus repos ?
That would not be a bad idea. I always wondered how well a recent kernel
would work with CentOS 5, but I never took the time to test a Fedora
kernel on my dependable boxes.
A project with this focus might indeed be useful.
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