Reply to post: Re: Unknown source of kernel lock-ups?

Linus Torvalds releases Linux 3.18 as 3.17 wobbles


Re: Unknown source of kernel lock-ups?

With Windows, that is what the end-users get. With Linux, it has to go through the secondary stability concerns of the distro developers - who may well elect to use an older kernel. The difference being, no-one is shoving software with known stability concerns into the hands of millions of consumers - it's much more fragmented, like everything FOSS.

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