subject: Re: Giving up on Edgy

Scott geekboy at
Mon Nov 20 08:17:17 UTC 2006

On Sun, 19 Nov 2006 13:00:35 -0800, sdavmor <sdavmor at>
spake thusly:

> Renaud (Ron) Olgiati wrote:
>> On Sunday 19 November 2006 11:16, my mailbox was graced by a
>> missive from Michael Satterwhite <michael at> who wrote:
>>> But that says it all. I use my system for productive work. I *DO*
>>> expect it to boot on the first try using my LCD monitor ... it
>>> can't.
>> Maybe we should keep to LTS releases for machines used in
>> productive work ?
> That is a very sensible suggestion. Most of my client's in-store
> production database servers are still running RH7.x, because there
> has not been (until now) any practical business reason to "upgrade"
> them.

What about security?  Where does one find security updates for an ancient
unsupported distro?

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