[CentOS] kernels and irc
jbunnell at belencomputers.com
Thu Jun 5 15:42:47 UTC 2008
On Thu, 2008-06-05 at 17:00 +0200, Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> James Bunnell wrote:
> > I was in the #centos-social channel and simply stated that I noticed
> > CentOS 3-4 were getting a lot of updates. I also stated that the CentOS
> > 5 was one kernel behind, as in RHEL it is at -53, the gentlemen then
> > told me that I was wrong and it was at -21.
> lftp ftp.redhat.com:/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS> ls kernel* > kernel.list
> lftp ftp.redhat.com:/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS> exit
> [angenenr at shutdown ~]$grep 53 kernel.list
> -rw-rw-r-- 2 ftp ftp 54464006 Feb 12 14:37 kernel-2.6.18-53.1.13.el5.src.rpm
> -rw-rw-r-- 2 ftp ftp 54492476 Mar 03 09:40 kernel-2.6.18-53.1.14.el5.src.rpm
> -rw-rw-r-- 2 ftp ftp 54521781 May 04 07:52 kernel-2.6.18-53.1.19.el5.src.rpm
> -rw-rw-r-- 2 ftp ftp 54540423 May 19 09:58 kernel-2.6.18-53.1.21.el5.src.rpm
> -rw-rw-r-- 2 ftp ftp 54421174 Nov 28 2007 kernel-2.6.18-53.1.4.el5.src.rpm
> -rw-rw-r-- 2 ftp ftp 54461630 Jan 18 11:29 kernel-2.6.18-53.1.6.el5.src.rpm
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 ftp ftp 54386174 Oct 11 2007 kernel-2.6.18-53.el5.src.rpm
> [angenenr at shutdown ~]$
> So which kernel would that -53 be? The one from October 11th, 2007?
look like they are all -53 to me, i dont see the point.
> > I then asked if there was a way to get a progress report somehow on
> > 5.2, and that 5.2 has already upgraded that kernel. The result was
> > that I was banned for being correct.
> a) #centos-social is not a support channel, as that channel's topic
> clearly states.
> b) The ban was *not* for you being correct (because you are not, 5.2
> will have 2.6.18-92, but for your behaviour over the last days/weeks and
> your *constantly* asking about progress on 5.2 (and getting the answer
> everybody getsdoes, see http://planet.centos.org/).
> > I dont understand this kind of support.
> I don't understand why you came here to whine about that.
weeks,days, ive been quiet. i believe you too have overreacted. its been
nearly 2 weeks since any update of progress to 5.2 has been announced.
why would that be rude or wrong to ask for? and btw, i am not the only
one that has asked for an update. and ive been polite in my initial
questions. response determines response.
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