[CentOS] upgrade/no upgrade

rray_1 at comcast.net rray_1 at comcast.net
Thu Apr 2 18:40:50 UTC 2009


On Thu, 2 Apr 2009, Robert Moskowitz wrote:

> Ralph Angenendt wrote:
>> rray_1 at comcast.net wrote:
>>
>>> What is the downside of sticking with 5.2
>>>
>>
>> No security fixes. And the cool kids on the block will laugh at you.
>
> Look at today's announcement.  Now I don't know if the security bugs
> fixed where in the old 5.2 kernel or only in the newer 5.3 kernel, but
> it makes that point about staying current with a distro.
>

All of my servers use C5.2 as OpenVZ HN
I use vmlinuz-2.6.18-92.1.18.el5.028stab060.2 kernel
All containers are C5.2
Upgrading may not be possible/feasible
Suggestions


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