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== <s> Rename to AUR kernels </s> ==
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== Regression Testing ==
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.
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Would it be valuable to add a section or article on doing kernel regression testing using git? Ideally, such an article would cover everything from git clone to the bug-report itself.
  
The AUR list as of 2008-04-18:
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Given that we are a highly up to date release, we do live on the edge of new commits. It seems likely that we are some of the first in the "general" public that encounter regressions and I'd like to encourage people to track down these issues in a decent manner.--[[User:Stefanwilkens|stefanwilkens]] ([[User talk:Stefanwilkens|talk]]) 08:31, 3 October 2012 (UTC)
; kernel26-ice : The Linux Kernel and modules with gentoo-sources patchset and tuxonice support
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; kernel26-openvz : OpenVZ enabled Linux Kernel and modules
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; kernel26-xen : The Linux Kernel and modules with Xen support
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; kernel26fbcondecor : The Linux Kernel and modules with fbcondecor support
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; kernel26grsecurity : The Linux Kernel and modules, with the grsecurity patchset.
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; 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).
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; kernel26thinkpad : The Linux Kernel and modules, with IBM Thinkpad specifc patches.
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; kernel26tp : Linux Kernel and modules for Thinkpad
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; kernel26tp_plus : Kernel supporting all important IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad features and providing tuxonice
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; kernel26tuxonice : kernel + tuxonice patchset
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; kernel26vanilla : Linux Kernel and modules
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; kernel26zen-git : and featureful Linux Kernel and modules based on linux-2.6 GIT tree
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: "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)
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== What is "Long" in the Arch world? ==
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:This sounds like a good idea, please go on and try to interlink the new article with the others it's related with. In general, keep [[Help:Style#Hypertext metaphor]] in mind ;) -- [[User:Kynikos|Kynikos]] ([[User talk:Kynikos|talk]]) 13:56, 3 October 2012 (UTC)
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)
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:It depends on [http://kernel.org upstream]. [[User:Thestinger|thestinger]] 20:18, 19 February 2012 (EST)
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== Relevence? ==
:[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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Whatever [[Kernels#Gensplash.2Ffbsplash|Gensplash]] was, it appears now not to be a patchset, but rather a set of utilities for init. [[http://fbsplash.alanhaggai.org/ Reference page]] Why is it mentioned here? [[User:T1nk3r3r|T1nk3r3r]] ([[User talk:T1nk3r3r|talk]]) 18:39, 23 May 2013 (UTC)

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Regression Testing

Would it be valuable to add a section or article on doing kernel regression testing using git? Ideally, such an article would cover everything from git clone to the bug-report itself.

Given that we are a highly up to date release, we do live on the edge of new commits. It seems likely that we are some of the first in the "general" public that encounter regressions and I'd like to encourage people to track down these issues in a decent manner.--stefanwilkens (talk) 08:31, 3 October 2012 (UTC)

This sounds like a good idea, please go on and try to interlink the new article with the others it's related with. In general, keep Help:Style#Hypertext metaphor in mind ;) -- Kynikos (talk) 13:56, 3 October 2012 (UTC)

Relevence?

Whatever Gensplash was, it appears now not to be a patchset, but rather a set of utilities for init. [Reference page] Why is it mentioned here? T1nk3r3r (talk) 18:39, 23 May 2013 (UTC)