What kernel do you use

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Re: What kernel do you use

Postby llivv » 2019-01-03 22:31

usually whatever kernel is stock for the Debian release I'm using.
Sometimes I use the backports kernel for the Debian release.
Sometimes I use the default kernel from the next Release or two
to see if a bug is fixed in the newer kernel.
And since I haven't been able to get my old i386 Etch install to boot on this machine amd64 - with a stock kernel
I can still boot it using Lennys' kernel.
I can than chroot into sarge and run Xfree86 from that host.
whatever works
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Re: What kernel do you use

Postby stevepusser » 2019-01-03 23:15

I did backport, install, and run the experimental Debian 4.20 kernel, but you'll have to go outside of Debian to get virtualbox 6 and Nvidia drivers to build on it at the moment.

https://build.opensuse.org/package/show ... .20-kernel

For now, I'm sticking with the 4.19 Liquorix kernel.
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Re: What kernel do you use

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2019-01-04 00:34

Back on stable:
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empty@zed:~ $ cat /proc/version
Linux version 4.9.0-8-amd64 (debian-kernel@lists.debian.org) (gcc version 6.3.0 20170516 (Debian 6.3.0-18+deb9u1) ) #1 SMP Debian 4.9.130-2 (2018-10-27)
empty@zed:~ $ cat /proc/sys/kernel/tainted                                     
4097
empty@zed:~ $

The taint shows a non-GPL out-of-tree kernel module (zfs).
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Re: What kernel do you use

Postby anticapitalista » 2019-01-04 11:35

The latest.

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cat  /proc/version
Linux version 4.20.0-antix.3-amd64-smp (gcc version 6.3.0 20170516 (Debian 6.3.0-18+deb9u1)) #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Dec 25 14:29:21 EET 2018
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Re: What kernel do you use

Postby Demor » 2019-01-14 08:10

Just let normal updates install what's relevant.
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