"If you thought old releases of Linux were just going to
passively lie and wait for the end of their maintenance cycle,
think again. Canonical Ltd., the commercial driving force behind
the Ubuntu distribution, is planning to announce April 13 that
users of its 6.06 LTS release will be able to download and deploy
IBM's DB2 version 9.
"This is a departure from the usual method of releasing software
for the latest and greatest version of a given operating
system--made all the more unusual by the fact that one week from
today is the planned release of Ubuntu 7.04, Feisty Fawn, a full
two releases past 6.06 LTS..."