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Re: Will 2.4.20 Source be patched for the latest kernel vulnerability?

On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 06:46:51AM -0800, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> Having a team that shares experience and combines talents in patching a
> kernel and tuning it to secure configurations is a preferable approach.
> While you _might_ do well on your own, the typical admin doesn't have
> these skills.  The group security profile is likely better on a
> group-configured kernel.  Mind you might compile on your own, but you're
> at least starting from a better base.

You make it sound like it was difficult ;-)

Seriously, building and patching your own kernels is
rather easy except on the bleeding edge experimental

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