Re: kernel questions
on 09/03/2002 10:11, Kevin van Haaren at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> At 1:40 AM -0500 3/9/02, email@example.com wrote:
> firewall code has changed, plus lots of underlying things (vitrual
> memory, more hardware, etc...). Also I've had problems with the
> 2.4.x stock kernel on PPC (this was before Marcelo took over
> maintance, I think he's been accepting PPC udates more quickly than
> Linus did.)
> I've kept my PowerPC 7200 firewall at 2.2.21pre1 since that kernel came out.
> Wasn't there a security problem in kernels before 2.2.20?
> Basically I'm going by "if it ain't broke, don't fix it"
don't know about the security issues with pre-2.2.20 kernels (maybe I
should... :->). some more to think about :)