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Re: Excessive kernel updates?



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Andrew Kelly wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> have there been excessive kernel updates lately?
>
> I've only been following this list for a few months, so if this is a
> FAQ, my apologies.
>
> I used an FC4 box for quite a while, and don't recall ever catching a
> kernel update after the initial install. Just recently (the week before
> F7 was released in fact), I moved to FC6. What was that, coupla months
> ago now? Today I caught what I believe is the 5th or 6th kernel update
> since then.
> Is this the normal cycle of things these days, or have there been an
> inordinate amount of kernel updates being released?
>
> Andy
>

Andy,

Sadly, it has been normal.
I'd look carefully at the updates to determine if you would benefit
from the update before installing...  In most cases, you may not and
it would not hurt anything by not updating.

- -James
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