Specific Fedora kernel

Dave Jones davej at redhat.com
Fri Nov 7 13:10:44 UTC 2003

On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 12:15:32PM +0100, A.J. Bonnema wrote:
 > My previous mail "Fedora with a generic Kernel" brings me to a different
 > issue. 
 > What is the essential difference between the generic kernels and the
 > Fedora kernels? Why is there a difference?

NPTL, Exec-shield, laptop-mode, a bunch of fixes from 2.4.23pre,
a bunch of ACPI fixes, a few 'known good' drivers that broke in 
more recent kernels, various random fixes.

To answer your other question, a vanilla kernel should work, but
obviously, you won't get the above features.


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