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== <s> Rename to AUR kernels </s> ==
I'd suggest to rename this page to "AUR_Kernels", updating the list (and dropping the core kernel26 entry, that anybody has installed anyway). The descriptions will need to be extended, though.
The AUR list as of 2008-04-18:
; kernel26-ice : The Linux Kernel and modules with gentoo-sources patchset and tuxonice support
; kernel26-openvz : OpenVZ enabled Linux Kernel and modules
; kernel26-xen : The Linux Kernel and modules with Xen support
; kernel26fbcondecor : The Linux Kernel and modules with fbcondecor support
; kernel26grsecurity : The Linux Kernel and modules, with the grsecurity patchset.
; kernel26rt : The Linux Kernel and modules with Ingo Molnar's Realtime Preemption patch (see [[Kernel_Patches_and_Patchsets#-rt]]). Useful (or ''needed'') when doing audio editing (esp. with jack-related apps).
; kernel26thinkpad : The Linux Kernel and modules, with IBM Thinkpad specifc patches.
; kernel26tp : Linux Kernel and modules for Thinkpad
; kernel26tp_plus : Kernel supporting all important IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad features and providing tuxonice
; kernel26tuxonice : kernel + tuxonice patchset
; kernel26vanilla : Linux Kernel and modules
; kernel26zen-git : and featureful Linux Kernel and modules based on linux-2.6 GIT tree
: "Patches and Patchsets" and "Kernel compilation" is added. So this page become a more general kernel info page. [[User:Fengchao|Fengchao]] 04:48, 18 February 2012 (EST)
== What is "Long" in the Arch world? ==
I suggest that some description of what "Long" means in the Arch world.  A user can't make an informed decision as to the usefulness of an LTS package without knowing its projected lifespan. [[User:MichaelRpdx|MichaelRpdx]] 10:32, 19 February 2012 (EST)
:It depends on [http://kernel.org upstream]. [[User:Thestinger|thestinger]] 20:18, 19 February 2012 (EST)
:[http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2012-January/024054.html A thread on our ML regarding the new LTS kernel.] -- [[User:Karol|Karol]] 20:49, 19 February 2012 (EST)

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