CrossNodes: Is Linux Kernel 2.6 Primed for the Enterprise?

“Linux Kernel 2.6 has been in stable release for months now,
which is like dog’s years in kernel time. Kernel releases are
exciting times for Linux geeks, because it’s just plain fun to be
able to replace the kernel on a system, or have several different
kernels installed, and choose among them as the whim strikes. Oh
yes, you want to gain improved performance and functionality,

“Of course us sober, conscientious admins evaluate software
upgrades in terms of necessity, not in terms of fun. Let’s take a
look at what’s new and improved in 2.6. Then in Part 2, we’ll look
at how to safely install a new kernel for testing…”


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