Linux: Stock Kernel Compatible Distributions

Posted by dave on May 8, 2004 3:25 AM EDT
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Stephen Hemminger recently posted to the lkml in frustration, asking which Linux distributions support a stock kernel. He specifically listed problems between the stock kernel and Mandrake, do to its use of supermount, and SuSe do to its usage of ReiserFS attributes. He explained, "When running a non-vendor kernel, I need to reasonably expect that the system will boot and all the filesystems and standard devices are available."

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