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For proper TPROXY support I was looking for a STABLE Linux kernel of at least version 3.2.30. Do they want us to upgrade to version 3 of the kernel? And is that compatible with CentOS 6?

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The version number was bumped purely because the end numbers were getting a bit high. No other reason. Linus himself has said words to this affect. – Sirex Sep 17 '12 at 23:31
@Sirex is right, but to make sure you have access to bugfixes and keep the management of the updates simple, you maybe should choose a distribution with a current kernel. – Thomas Berger Oct 12 '12 at 19:53 is the newest kernel, but it is not the highest version. Try the web directory instead.

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Google kernel 2.6.39, it exists. – dongle26 Sep 17 '12 at 23:32
@dongle26: Yes, it does. It is older than The 2.6.34 line is being maintained separately. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Sep 17 '12 at 23:33
Of course it doesn't. It is being maintained separately. The web directory contains the dates the kernel versions were released. – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Sep 17 '12 at 23:35
I really doubt that contains features and patches found in 2.6.39. – dongle26 Sep 17 '12 at 23:37
No one claimed that it did. /pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/longterm/v2.6.34/linux- 20-Aug-2012 /pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/linux- 03-Aug-2011 – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Sep 17 '12 at 23:41

If you need 2.6.39 you can use Oracle Linux, which is an RHEL clone that provides its own kernel (which just happens to be 2.6.39). I've used it in a couple of places to get driver support that wasn't present in 2.6.32.

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Why is 2.6.39 not listed on the front page? I don't want to use an unstable kernel. – dongle26 Sep 17 '12 at 23:31
Because it hasn't been updated in more than six months. This was answered in the FAQ. – Michael Hampton Sep 17 '12 at 23:34
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Yes, CentOS 6 supports running 3.2.30. Haven't tested it much, however.

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