[CentOS] What happened to 6.1

Fri Oct 21 13:58:34 UTC 2011
Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com>

On 10/21/2011 9:43 AM, Giles Coochey wrote:
> On Fri, October 21, 2011 15:39, Bowie Bailey wrote:
>> On 10/21/2011 9:33 AM, Giles Coochey wrote:
>>> OK. So my question is. I have Centos 6.0 installed on a couple of
>>> systems.
>>> I have not modified any repos or installed any repos etc...
>>> Am I receiving security updates via 'yum update', which as far as I can
>>> tell hasn't installed any updates for quite a few months??
>>> If not, what do I need to do to get security updates?
>>> These are not production systems, but I don't want to break anything
>>> unless it's broken already (i.e. security vulnerabilities and bug
>>> fixes).
>> You have two choices.
>> 1)  Enable the CR repo.  This will let you update to packages that have
>> been built for 6.1 as they become available.  It is possible that there
>> might be a few minor issues with these packages as they have been built
>> for 6.1, but they should be fine for the most part.
>> 2) Leave things as they are and when 6.1 becomes available, your normal
>> 'yum update' will update you to 6.1 all at once.  The downside here is
>> that you have to wait until 6.1 is done before you get any more updates.
> So Centos 6.0 is EOL?

Keep in mind that CentOS 6.0 is just a point-in-time view of CentOS 6. 
Unless you have very specific (and unusual) requirements, you should
continue to upgrade to all of the CentOS 6.x releases.

RHEL 6 (and thus CentOS 6) should be supported through Nov 2017.