Amazon Linux 2 is the next generation of Amazon Linux, a Linux server operating system from Amazon Web Services (AWS). It is designed to provide a secure, stable, and high performance execution environment for customers to develop and run a wide variety of cloud and enterprise applications.

Notes on Linux SCSI Generic (sg) driver — The Linux Kernel Mapping of Linux kernel versions to sg driver versions¶ Here is a list of linux kernels in the 2.4 series that had new version of the sg driver: lk 2.4.0 : sg version 3.1.17 kernel 2.4 download - Dec 07, 2011

Thanks God, since Marcelo Tossati took over the kernel maintaince of 2.4.x, we don’t have a new kernel each week (the BSD people used to make fun of the linux kernel releases: “kernel of the week” Since Marcelo took over, there is a real release cycle, it takes months to release a new kernel, and they get under proper testing and RCs.

People who are still using 2.4 might be those who feel the 2.6 series is unstable, particularly the way they are adding new things like udev into a production kernel. They were doing this crap in 2.4 as well. Goes to show you that Linux is severely immature, and that BSD is the way to go if you want stable reliability that WORKS when it is

Print Linux kernel "banner" containing the version, compiler used to build it etc. to the kernel ring buffer for messages. This is taken from the variable linux_banner defined in init/version.c and is the same string as displayed by cat /proc/version .

Ubuntu Kernel Version Ubuntu Kernel Tag Mainline Kernel Version; 4.4.0-1002.2: Ubuntu-aws-4.4.0-1002.2: 4.4.90; 4.4.0-1003.3: Ubuntu-aws-4.4.0-1003.3: 4.4.95