LTS kernel?

Greg KH greg at
Mon Apr 25 17:42:35 EDT 2011

On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 05:30:17PM -0400, Greg Freemyer wrote:
> All,
> I just read
> It talks about the new "longterm" 2.6.34 kernel release.

"new"?  It's been going on for almost a year now.

> Does anyone know if longterm in this case just means its a post
> initial release update?
> Or does it mean 2.6.34 now has some special longterm designation?

It means someone has decided to try to keep the .34 kernel alive for a
longer time than "normal".  Please ask Paul for details as to how long
he will be doing this if you are curious.

hope this helps,

greg k-h

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