[OFF-TOPIC] linux 2.4 or 2.6

Serhat Sakarya serhat at sakarya.nl
Wed Oct 25 17:55:34 UTC 2006

In my experience the (latest) 2.6 kernels are very stable.

The 2.4 series does have the "advantage" of having fewer new features, so
there may be somewhat less chance of bugs or mandatory security upgrades.
This is my guess though.

I believe there is an epoll backport for the 2.4 kernels...



On 10/25/06, Evert | Rooftop <evert at rooftopsolutions.nl> wrote:
> Well the idea that most stable distro's still supply 2.4 as a default
> simply made me wonder.. I'm sure they have reasons to do that, but I
> couldn't quite figure out why..
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