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Re: Kernel date stamp?

Incoming from Danny O'Brien:
> We updated the kernel this weekend using apt-get update followed by 
> apt-get <kernel ver>. However, uname-a delivers the following response:
> Linux mail 2.4.18-686 #1 Sun Apr 14 11:32:47 EST 2002 i686 unknown
> Why is this kernel dated April, 2002? Is this the most recent version?

Old kernel.  I have:

Linux infidel 2.4.18-1-686 #1 Wed Apr 14 18:20:10 UTC 2004 i686 unknown

This has all the known security fixes applied to the stable version of
the kernel.

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