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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
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3 3
4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-kernel.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/gentoo-kernel.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Linux Kernel Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux Kernel Guide</title>
7<author title="Author"> 7<author title="Author">
31provides through Portage. 31provides through Portage.
32</abstract> 32</abstract>
33 33
34<license/> 34<license/>
35 35
36<version>0.7.5</version> 36<version>0.7.6</version>
37<date>November 02, 2004</date> 37<date>November 14, 2004</date>
38 38
39<chapter> 39<chapter>
40<title>Introduction</title> 40<title>Introduction</title>
41<section> 41<section>
42<body> 42<body>
377</chapter> 377</chapter>
378 378
379<chapter> 379<chapter>
380<title>Previously provided kernel packages</title> 380<title>Previously provided kernel packages</title>
381<section> 381<section>
382<title>aa-sources</title>
383<body>
384
385<p>
386<c>aa-sources</c> was a heavily modified kernel with all kinds of patches.
387The upstream maintainer has stopped releasing kernel patchsets, this package
388was removed as it went out of date.
389</p>
390
391</body>
392</section>
393<section>
394<title>alpha-sources</title>
395<body>
396
397<p>
398<c>alpha-sources</c> was a 2.4 kernel with patches applied to improve hardware
399compatibility for the Alpha architecture. These patches have been developed
400and included in the mainline kernel. Alpha users can now run any recent kernel
401with no need for extra patches.
402</p>
403
404</body>
405</section>
406<section>
382<title>gaming-sources</title> 407<title>gaming-sources</title>
383<body> 408<body>
384 409
385<p> 410<p>
386<c>gaming-sources</c> was a 2.4 kernel with a broken scheduler patch applied 411<c>gaming-sources</c> was a 2.4 kernel with a broken scheduler patch applied
407<section> 432<section>
408<title>ia64-sources</title> 433<title>ia64-sources</title>
409<body> 434<body>
410 435
411<p> 436<p>
412<c>ia64-sources</c> were the IA64-specific kernel trees. They are however 437<c>ia64-sources</c> was a 2.6 kernel with some fixes applied to provide
413obsoleted in favor of <c>development-sources</c>. 438improved hardware compatibility for the IA-64 architecture. These fixes are
439now included in the mainline 2.6 kernel tree, so this package was no longer
440useful.
441</p>
442
443</body>
444</section>
445<section>
446<title>pac-sources</title>
447<body>
448
449<p>
450<c>pac-sources</c>, a kernel designed to enhance multimedia performance, has
451been superseded by development work in the 2.6 development branch.
452</p>
453
454</body>
455</section>
456<section>
457<title>planet-ccrma-sources</title>
458<body>
459
460<p>
461<c>planet-ccrma-sources</c>, a kernel designed to enhance audio performance,
462has been superseded by development work in the 2.6 development branch.
463</p>
464
465</body>
466</section>
467<section>
468<title>selinux-sources</title>
469<body>
470
471<p>
472<c>selinux-sources</c>, a 2.4 kernel including lots of security enhancements,
473has been obseleted by security development in the 2.6 tree.
414</p> 474</p>
415 475
416</body> 476</body>
417</section> 477</section>
418</chapter> 478</chapter>

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