[svlug] Distro kernels

William R Ward bill at wards.net
Thu Mar 3 11:20:50 PST 2005


Jeffrey Siegal writes:
>On Mar 2, 2005, at 22:45, William R Ward wrote:
>
>> Through all this time,
>> I've always taken the approach of downloading the distro's kernel
>> sources and compiled my own, after adjusting various options for
>> drivers and features that I needed.
>
>That works well if you are self-supporting, but if you are in a 
>situation where you are getting (and paying for) vendor support, then 
>they generally won't support a rebuilt kernel, and may refuse to 
>support any part of the system if it is running a rebuilt kernel. 

I'm not a sysadmin - I'm just referring to my personal Linux systems.

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