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<b>
<span size='large'>The Stable Linux
Kernel Tree</span>
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<span foreground='yellow' size='x-small'>Greg Kroah-Hartman</span>
<span size='xx-small'><tt>gregkh@suse.de</tt></span>
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<b><span size='large'><tt>stable_kernel_rules.txt </tt></span></b>
• obviously correct and tested
• not bigger than 100 lines
• must fix only one thing
• must fix a real bug
• must fix a real problem
• new device ids and quirks
• must be in Linus's tree already
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<b><span size='large'><tt>stable_kernel_rules.txt </tt></span></b>
• "Cc: &lt;stable@kernel.org&gt;" to the
Signed-off-by: area of the patch
• send git commit id to stable@kernel.org
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<b><span size='large'><b>2 types of stable kernels</b></span></b>
• "Normal" Stable
• Longterm
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<b><span size='large'>"Normal" Stable</span></b>
• Supported until a short time
(3-4 months)
• Usually next kernel release + 1
• Users must move on when dropped
• Quicker release cycles
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<b><span size='large'>Longterm</span></b>
• Supported for years
• Users know well in advance when
to move on.
• Longer release cycles
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<b><span size='large'>2.6.27.y - longterm</span></b>
• "Enterprise" linux kernel
• will be supported indefinitely
• A 2.4 kernel replacement
• maintained by Willy Tarreau
(community)
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<b><span size='large'>2.6.32.y - longterm</span></b>
• "Enterprise" linux kernel
• will be supported indefinitely
• maintained by Greg K-H (SUSE)
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<b><span size='large'>2.6.33.y - Stable</span></b>
• "Real-time" Linux kernel
• Will be supported until -rt
moves to a newer kernel
• Maintained by Greg K-H (SUSE)
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<b><span size='large'>2.6.34.y - Longterm</span></b>
• "Embedded" Linux kernel
• Unknown support length
• Maintained by Paul Gortmaker
(WindRiver)
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<b><span size='large'>2.6.35.y - Longterm</span></b>
• "Embedded" Linux kernel
• Unknown support length
• Maintained by Andi Kleen
(Intel)
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<b><span size='large'>3.0.y - Stable</span></b>
• Normal stable kernel
• supported until 3.1 is released
• Maintained by Greg K-H
(community)
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<b><span size='large'>Longterm kernel future</span></b>
• One new -longterm kernel a year
• maintained for two years
• same stable kernel rules apply
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