[CentOS] WAS/CentOS 5.5 latest revisions seem really slow//Now Where are the Kernels?

JohnS jses27 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 5 09:49:05 EDT 2010


On Wed, 2010-08-04 at 19:07 +0100, Ned Slider wrote:
> On 04/08/10 10:08, JohnS wrote:
> >
> > ----
> > UPDATE !
> >
> > Replying to my self those you see missing are not on Red Hats Public
> > Mirror Site so evidently those are not built to go in CentOs.
> >
> > I presume those come out in the fastrack repository?  Can someone
> > correct me here if I am wrong.
> >
> 
> No, they are internal Red Hat builds and are not publicly released. 
> CentOS release every kernel that Red Hat releases. Typically Red Hat 
> will only release a kernel when a security issue makes it pertinent to 
> do so and in the mean time there are often a number of internal bug fix 
> releases that don't get released to customers or the public.

Yeap I discovered that at work yestarday :-(

> FasTrack typically contains trivial bug fixes that will get rolled into 
> the next update set, but are made available early via the FasTrack 
> channel to those that wish to consume them:
> 
> https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/rhel-server-fastrack-errata.html

Noted also and thanks for the answer Ned.

John



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