[CentOS] Release 6?
ssilva at sgvwater.com
Thu Apr 1 16:58:44 UTC 2010
on 4-1-2010 6:42 AM Benjamin Franz spake the following:
> Mogens Kjaer wrote:
>> On 03/31/2010 11:43 PM, Milos Blazevic wrote:
>>> Current RHEL life cycle is in fact 7 years.
>>> Interesting, I remember hearing just the opposite - that they're about
>>> to reduce the life cycle from 7 to 5 years, since allegedly no one uses
>>> the same EL major release for more than 5 years. I mean, can you imagine
>>> anyone who used RHEL 2.1 up until less than a year ago?
>> So, if I set up a server with RHEL 5.5 or CentOS 5.4 today,
>> I would only get updates until 14-Mar-2012, if the life
>> time is reduced to 5 years?
>> That's less than two years.
>> That's a bit too short lifetime for my servers
> They won't change the cycle for existing releases (they would get into
> contract liability if they did).
> RHEL2 is already out of support (it was end-of-lifed on May 31, 2009).
> RHEL3 will go out of support Oct 31, 2010.
> RHEL4 will go out of support Feb 29, 2012
Since the world will end in 2012, your version 5 installs will be just fine!!!
> RHEL5 will go out of support Mar 31, 2014
> *If* they change it in the future, it would only apply to the next major
> releases (IOW RHEL6+)
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