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Future of Enterprise Linux Kernels

Jun 20, 2007, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Greg Kroah-Hartman)

"I've been hearing from a lot of different companies and users about how the current 'enterprise' Linux distros manage their kernels and the current problems they are having with them. With all products that bundle up an every-moving target of an OpenSource projects, there are trade-offs and for the past five years or so the two big Linux distros, SUSE and Red Hat have been trying to walk the line between stability and new features and doing so quite well.

"But now that we have been living with these models for a few years, a number of problems have come to light, with the way things currently work. This document describes how the current kernels are managed in these two distros, the problems companies and users are having with them, and three proposed solutions..."

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