Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Sep 2006 21:02 UTC, submitted by Jane Walker
Red Hat "With the recent public release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 beta 1, system administrators like myself (and their IT managers) may face major system upgrades in the near future. Given that I've got until 2012 before maintenance support for RHEL 4 ends, I need to see real value to convince me to upgrade, especially when you consider RHEL 4 has proved to meet the needs of my organization nicely. So, the question is why should enterprises upgrade from earlier releases of Red Hat Enterprise Linux when RHEL 5 is officially released?"
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"where did this idea of running old software == greater stability come from"

I think it is a more of a "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" thing.

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