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SubjectRe: Are we going too fast?
>On Mon, 13 Aug 2001 14:11:32 +0100 (BST), Alan Cox wrote:
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>If you want maximum stability you want to be running 2.2 or even 2.0. Newer
>less tested code is always less table. 2.4 wont be as stable as 2.2 for a
>year yet.

Couldn't have put that any better. On mission-critical systems, this is
exactly what people do. Personally, my experience is from the big-iron
world of S390 - if you're a bleeding-edge organisation, you'll be out
there applying the latest PTFs, you'll be running the latest OS/390 etc.
If you're conservative, you're at least 2, maybe 3 releases (in todays
OS390 this means about 18-24 months) behind. If you're ultra-conservative,
you'll wait for the point where you can no longer avoid an upgrade.


regards,
Per Jessen


regards,
Per Jessen, Zurich
http://www.enidan.com - home of the J1 serial console.

Windows 2001: "I'm sorry Dave ... I'm afraid I can't do that."


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