[CentOS] CentOS 7.3

Thu Mar 18 18:55:06 UTC 2021
david <david at daku.org>

At 11:47 AM 3/18/2021, you wrote:
>On Thu, Mar 18, 2021 at 04:44:18PM -0000, Mark Woolfson wrote:
> > I have a requirement to load CentOS 7.3 on to a server. I have the
> > distribution on a bootable USB key.
>I know this comes up on the list quite often, but if you want security
>updates for 7.3, you're going to end up with 7.9 + patches, so why are
>you making your life difficult and installing such an old release?
>If a vendor is telling you that you have to run a particular version,
>perhaps you should consider finding another vendor, the baseline 7.3
>has a lot of glaring vulnerabilities in it that are readily
>Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>
>CentOS mailing list
>CentOS at centos.org

One reason might be that somewhere between 7.3 and 7.9, Centos ceased 
being bootable on Apple hardware.  At least that failure occurred for 
me on two machines.