[FE training-materials-updates] LTS releases: improve and mention the CIP project

Michael Opdenacker michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com
Thu Nov 2 10:46:32 CET 2017

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commit 5df2199d5cc5bdbea651b2b86f645f5940daf1ee
Author: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com>
Date:   Thu Nov 2 10:46:32 2017 +0100

    LTS releases: improve and mention the CIP project
    Signed-off-by: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com>


 .../longterm-release-kernels.png                    | Bin 63898 -> 74894 bytes
 .../sysdev-linux-intro-versioning.tex               |  18 +++++++++---------
 2 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/longterm-release-kernels.png b/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/longterm-release-kernels.png
index 41cc156..1d45756 100644
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diff --git a/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning.tex b/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning.tex
index 344261c..13e4bed 100644
--- a/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning.tex
+++ b/slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning.tex
@@ -66,20 +66,20 @@
-  \frametitle{More stability for the kernel source tree}
+  \frametitle{Need for long term support}
   \item Issue: bug and security fixes only released for most recent
-    stable kernel versions.
-  \item Some people need to have a recent kernel, but with {\em Long Term
-    Support (LTS)} for security updates.
-  \item You could get long term support from a commercial embedded
-    Linux provider.
-  \item The "Releases" link on \url{http://kernel.org}
-    shows which versions will be supported for up to 6 years.
+    stable kernel versions. Only LTS {\em (Long Term Support)} releases
+    are supported for up to 6 years.
   \item Example at Google: starting from {\em Android O}, all new Android devices will
     have to run such an LTS kernel.
+  \item You could also get long term support from a commercial embedded
+    Linux provider.
+  \item The {\em Civil Infrastructure Platform} project is an industry /
+    Linux Foundation effort to support selected LTS versions (starting
+    with 4.4) much longer (> 10 years). See \url{http://bit.ly/2hy1QYC}.
-  \includegraphics[height=0.3\textheight]{slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/longterm-release-kernels.png}
+  \includegraphics[height=0.3\textheight]{slides/sysdev-linux-intro-versioning/longterm-release-kernels.png}\\

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