Hypervisors and you!

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Fri Mar 15 08:30:21 MDT 2013


On Fri, 15 Mar 2013 08:12:15 -0600
Tod Hansmann <plug.org at todandlorna.com> wrote:

> Last but not least, I'm concerned about upgrade ability.  I'm going
> to put this in my colo, and I do NOT want to break things with an OS 
> update.  I'd rather enjoy uptime of about 3 years before having to go 
> back to the colo.

I can't speak to the hypervisor issue, but this suggests Debian Stable
with no or very few backports. You can set the package system to not
update packages such as the kernel, thereby avoiding rebooting.

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