> FFS! what is the story with so many frequent major releases from them?
It is what it has always been - 6 months. Never been more or less. If you
want a longer release cycle, you can use the Enterprise editions which
have an 18 month release cycle and carries various certifications.
> It makes it seem like they feel they got things terribly wrong the
I disagree. Things move at a rapid rate in the Linux world and each distro
want to have the latest and greatest tools, functionality and
compatability. So I think 6 months is bad. Look at the advances made with
the Linux desktop in recent releases. I think it easily justifies the
regular release cycle. Nobody suggests that you should be upgrading
production servers to these releases.
> last time...guess that's why I am still on 7.3 ...
... and there is nothing at all wrong with that. So long as you keep it
uptodate, patched and secure it should just keep working away. In fact you
don't have to look too far to find a box or two running Red Hat Linux 4.2.
Really the most important thing is to keep kernels fresh. Gone are the
days of flaunting 400 day uptimes, or having uptimes so long that it
rotates back to zero. I think its much more important to keep fresh
kernels. Of course by fresh I don't mean green, but stable tested
> > Anyone know the approximate release date for Redhat 10?
Going on the release date for RH9, I would guess it will be around the
start of October. Maybe a week or so in to the month. But again, thats
ony a guess.
> > Also, does anyone have a redhat network subscription for downloading it
Yes, but its not there. 9.0.93 - Beta, a.k.a. Severn is the latest
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