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Re: Serial console on 2.6
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Serial console on 2.6
- From: Ajai Khattri <ajai_(_at_)_bway_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2002 15:06:07 -0400
On Fri, Jul 05, 2002 at 12:00:09PM -0700, Ben Goren wrote:
> You don't want to run 2.6. Only versions up to a year old are
> supported (it's a manpower thing), and 2.6 is, what...close to
> three years old? There are bugs in it for which no official fix
> is available. Sure, you're welcome to backport fixes applied to
> later versions yourself, but the questions you're asking indicate
> that it's rather unlikely you're capable of doing so.
I have patched and re-compiled OpenBSD kernels before...
I would like to upgrade, but since this server is in production, how much
will I break during the upgrade...? Can I just drop in a new kernel or
will I have to worry about a ton of other stuff?
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