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Re: which kernel for dual opteron ???

On Thu, 1 Jun 2006, A J Stiles wrote:

On Wednesday 31 May 2006 16:08, Francesco Pietra wrote:

As Len has pointed out, you do need to watch out for security patches with
home-made kernels.  If one does come out that demands your attention, then
you'll have to patch your sources and re-compile.  But you can cross that
bridge when you come to it .....

you can, to some extent, keep the best of both worlds: compile your own
kernel, using the debian packaged kernel sources. I currently run a number
of (unofficial) sarge machines, using backported udev, yaird and a few more
packages from sid + kernels compiled from the linux-source-2.6.x packages
from sid. They are maintained by the Debian Kernel team, including security
patches, are up to date and I compile what I need (the debian way, using



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