[Beowulf] CentOS plus Fedora kernel?

Geoff Galitz geoff at galitz.org
Tue Nov 24 06:05:54 EST 2009



It would be safer to custom build a new Centos kernel.  There are also
"enhanced" kernels available for Centos in the centosplus software
repository.  They include support for technologies not normally found in
Centos.

Without knowing more about what you are looking for, I'd recommend checking
out centosplus before exploring kernels from alternate distributions.  

That is the only wisdom I have... as minor as it is.


-geoff

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Geoff Galitz
Blankenheim NRW, Germany
http://www.galitz.org/
http://german-way.com/blog/

> -----Original Message-----
> From: beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org] On
> Behalf Of Greg Lindahl
> Sent: Dienstag, 24. November 2009 01:36
> To: beowulf at beowulf.org
> Subject: [Beowulf] CentOS plus Fedora kernel?
> 
> For reasons complicated to explain, I want to run a Fedora kernel on
> CentOS 5. Does anyone have any words of wisdom or pointers to webpages
> for people who've done this?
> 
> -- greg
> 
> p.s. missed you guys at SC, I was stuck racking 500 servers...
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/skrenta/sets/72157622738924345/
> 
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