Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 6th May 2006 17:26 UTC, submitted by JMcCarthy
Linux Andrew Morton, the lead maintainer of the Linux production kernel, is worried that an increasing number of defects are appearing in the 2.6 kernel and is considering drastic action to resolve it. "I believe the 2.6 kernel is slowly getting buggier. It seems we're adding bugs at a higher rate than we're fixing them," Morton said, in a talk at the LinuxTag conference in Wiesbaden, Germany, on Friday.
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Kernel Bugs ?
by poohgee on Sun 7th May 2006 01:53 UTC
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2005-08-13

Its been mentioned soo many times that 2.6 will still be for many things less stable than 2.4 .

Finally somebody says it openly - well someone who lots of people say is someone who should know about it - isnt one generally to trust ones instincts - he is propably IMO right - so come on - bug-killing phase ;) .

Andrew Morton AFAIK is not some slick PR guy - he is a kernel dev so he is not selling something - it's simply his view - his personal opinion .

Less bugs & more security would not harm Linux ;) ;) IMO ;)

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