On Thu 1.Dec'16 at 15:19:16 +0100, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote: > On Thu, Dec 01, 2016 at 02:06:16PM +0000, C. L. Martinez wrote: > > On Thu 1.Dec'16 at 14:50:59 +0100, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote: > > > On Thu, Dec 01, 2016 at 04:26:38PM +0300, Eva Star wrote: > > > > On 12/01/2016 02:47 PM, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote: > > > > > > > > > > R4 Will be fedora-23 based for dom0 right? > > > > > > > > > > This is the plan right now. > > > > > > > > > > > > > Why plans always point to old fedora release? Fedora 25 already > > > > available. > > > > Why Qubes dom0 planed to be at fedora-23? (two versions delay) > > > > > > To not delay Qubes 4.0 any more than necessary. Switching to new Fedora > > > release requires some work. And as Andrew pointed out, it isn't a > > > problem for security. If anything at all, some hardware compatibility, > > > but we will provide newer kernel at least. > > > > > > > To avoid this type of situations, why not use an LTS distro (CentOS, > > Unbuntu ...) for dom0?? > > In most cases LTS distro does not solve hardware compatibility problem > at all - you still get old drivers even if the release is still > supported. The only difference is how long bug fixes (for this outdated > software) are released. > > So, generally it is good idea, but it will not solve this particular > problem. This is why we have this ticket: > https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/1919 > See discussion there for details. > Ok, understood ... But, IMO, CentOS (or any RHEL derived distro and RHEL) has a really good compatibility with old and new laptops (specially with thinkpads, acer aspire, etc.) and there is no problems with graphics drivers, nics, storage controllers, etc... I am using RHEL/CentOS/OL in all my laptops from 7 years ago without problems (yes, all of them they was/are thinkpads T).
Anyway, we can wait to Qubes 4.0 to see how it goes .. Many thanks for your answer Marek. -- Greetings, C. L. Martinez -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/20161201144227.GB4688%40scotland.uxdom.org. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.