[sclug] sclug Digest, Vol 61, Issue 11

Alex Cockell alcockell at eclipse.co.uk
Tue Oct 28 21:10:21 UTC 2008

Hi folks, 

On Tue, 2008-10-28 at 12:00 +0000, sclug-request at sclug.org.uk wrote:
> 8.04 is old enough now that it's well established and ought to be pretty much 
> rock solid. In fact, 8.10 is due for release this week, so 8.04 certainly 
> isn't on the bleeding edge any more.
> It's possible that you meant to say 8.10, in which case, I for one am going to 
> wait it out for a bit longer, and if you're nervous about the upgrade, I'd 
> recommend waiting a bit too. But if you meant 8.04, I'd say it should be 
> fine.

Umm - I bought it preinstalled with 8.04LTS.  These are kernel upgrades
from 2.6.24-19 to -21.  within an LTS release life.

Actually - I had a word with Linux Emporium - they suggest I deselect
anything mentioning -21.. which I'm doing..

Seems as though Canonical mucked up this time...


Alex Cockell
Reading, Berks, UK
alcockell at eclipse.co.uk

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