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Date:	Tue, 26 Jun 2007 21:03:39 +0200
From:	Roland Kuhn <rkuhn@....physik.tu-muenchen.de>
To:	Zoltán HUBERT <zoltan.hubert@...ero.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Please release a stable kernel Linux 3.0

Hi Zoltan!

On 26 Jun 2007, at 16:37, Zoltán HUBERT wrote:

>> If your vendor don't want to support you anymore, try
>> getting the source.
>
> I was asking for a stable kernel, like 2.4, 2.2, 2.0 were
> before. 2.6 is not. It's a great kernel, better than that
> of MacOS X, I never said you were doing a bad job, quite
> the contrary. I wouldn't be using Linux since 10 years if I
> thought it stinks. I never asked support for closed source
> drivers, only a stable kernel.
>
> Whatever "stable" means.
>
What you mean by "stable" pretty much excludes any serious  
development, without which the Linux kernel would very soon be  
obsolete. If you want a stable system, then don't change it. If you  
update to a kernel which is 2.5 years newer, you simply cannot have  
stability, because that would mean stagnation, aka "death".

Ciao,
                     Roland

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