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Latest revision as of 19:50, April 1, 2015


Current Maintainer(s):Oleg Vinichenko
Source Repository:Funtoo Overlay

Summary: This is the Debian kernel. This is default recommended kernel to use in http://www.funtoo.org/Funtoo_Linux_Installation

Use Flags

Builds and installs kernel automatically
Applies the CONFIG_PREEMPT_RT patch series



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This is the Debian kernel. It is roughly equal to a kernel shipped by Debian Linux in their releases. Ebuild now support the binary USE flag. The aim of this ebuild is to have support for near all possible hardware and users shouldn't really dig into configs, aka "install and forget". Daniel has added a special config-extract command which can be used to list all available official Debian kernel configurations, and generate them from the Debian files included with the kernel.


# echo "sys-kernel/debian-sources binary" >> /etc/portage/package.use
# emerge debian-sources
# nano -w /etc/boot.conf
# boot-update

debian-sources with binary USE flag also automatically installing a /usr/src/linux symlink pointing to debian kernel.

Advanced use

Additional information about using config-extract tool and genkernel tips can be found here: http://www.funtoo.org/Funtoo_Linux_Kernels#Using_Debian-Sources_with_Genkernel