On 15/12/2020 15:29, Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming wrote: > Good day from Singapore, > > What are the differences between CentOS Linux and CentOS Stream? > > At the moment, I only know that CentOS 8 support will end on 31 December > 2021 while Red Hat Inc will shift its focus to CentOS Stream. > > Is CentOS Stream going to be very similar to Fedora Linux, shipping with > the latest Linux Kernel like 5.10.1? > No. Stream kernel updates will be updates on the (current) path from RHEL8.3 -> RHEL8.4 so the base kernel will always be 4.18.0 (for Stream tracking RHEL8) > I am looking forward to hearing from you. > > Thank you. > > Some notable differences: 1. 5 Years support versus 10 years support on RHEL/CentOS Linux. 2. Kernel updates break 3rd party out-of-tree kernel drivers. 3. 'dnf downgrade foo' doesn't work as only latest/one copy of each package in Stream repository so no opportunity to downgrade/roll back broken packages.