Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Alternative to Linuxant?
- Don Levey wrote:
> If this is really a security hazard, then why is the standard kernel forHi Don
> Fedora still at that level? And my RH9 machine is at 2.4.20-27.9. Both of
> these are updated via up2date and yum, and neither of these carry a more
> up-to-date kernel in the released section. Additionally, RH sends security
> bulletins - have they avoided mentioning this because they are not providing
> an updated kernel?
Redhat (and Mandrake, SuSE, etc) all integrate security updates into
their kernels WITHOUT incrementing the major version numbers. Thus you
can stay with a 2.4.20 kernel, but they release further updates (so that
you got 2.4.20-27.9).