Re: kernel structures 2.0.29->2.0.30

Alan Cox (
Sun, 27 Apr 1997 15:39:04 +0100 (BST)

> products. To do so a version that is stable for a long time would be
> nice. However I know this is impossible. Hardware vendors do change
> product specifications often (adaptec 2940, 3Com 3c905, etc.)

If you are building a known stable system you don't move to new hardware
products. One reason adaptec still sells the ISA bus AHA1542 is because
hundreds of organisations have certified that XYZ configuration of SomeOS
is rock solid with it and haven't moved on

> Furthermore new functionality is needed IPV6, fixes for SYN attacs ...\

IPv6 is in 2.2 - I don't think you need it for a stable release. The SYN
attack stuff is in 2.0.30