On Sun, May 20, 2018 at 4:11 PM, stan <stanl-fedorauser(a)vfemail.net> wrote:
On Sat, 19 May 2018 16:24:17 +0530
Manas Mangaonkar <manasmangaonkar(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> For the record,I am going with the kernel Lts given that it has
> patches for meltdown & spectre.
There are recent kernels without the patches? I think they are
standard in all fedora kernels.
The upstream non LTS kernels have had the mitigation for
meltdown/spectre longer than LTS and they likely have more robust
implementations. All Fedora releases have had fixes for some time.
> To get your feet wet, you could build a standard Fedora kernel using
> one of these processes.
> Then, when you have that working, use the same procedure to build the
> clear linux kernel from source. That way you know that both compile
> The final step is just to ensure that once the Fedora kernel is patched
> to support clear linux, it compiles also. Then it will support the
> Fedora enhancements to the kernel that haven't made it upstream yet
> (and might never), and will run on any fedora system.
> I don't know if the clear linux kernel is compatible with other
> architectures and video hardware. If it isn't, it can only be run on
> x86_64 with intel video hardware (no nvidia or amd additional video
> hardware). If it isn't compatible with other architectures or video
> hardware, I don't think it makes sense to compile it as a Fedora
> kernel, so you would be done after you get it building from source.
> Not sure how useful such a kernel would be.
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