Specific Fedora kernel

David C. Hart dch at TQMcube.com
Sun Nov 9 19:03:17 UTC 2003

On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 13:46, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> As a matter of interest, why is a special kernel needed at all?
> Can't I just compile the latest 2.4 or 2.6 kernel from www.kernel.org?
> I've always done that with RedHat, and would be disappointed
> if it were no longer possible.

You can. However, RedHat has added a number of refinements and fixes
that have not made it into the KORG kernels. Furthermore, the NPTL
scheme is supposed to provide performance improvements. I certainly
would not use 2.6 at this stage of the game.

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