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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>1.7</version> 36<version>1.8</version>
37<date>2005-05-29</date> 37<date>2005-06-09</date>
38 38
39<chapter> 39<chapter>
40<title>Introduction</title> 40<title>Introduction</title>
41<section> 41<section>
42<body> 42<body>
152 152
153</body> 153</body>
154</section> 154</section>
155 155
156<section> 156<section>
157<title>For servers: hardened-sources, hardened-dev-sources and 157<title>For servers: hardened-sources and rsbac-sources</title>
158rsbac-sources</title>
159<body> 158<body>
160 159
161<p>
162<c>hardened-sources</c> is based on Linux 2.4 and is targetted at our users
163running Gentoo on server systems. It provides patches for the various
164subprojects of Gentoo Hardened (such as support for LSM/SELinux and
165GRSecurity), together with stability/security-enhancements. Check
166<uri>http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/hardened/</uri> for more information.
167</p> 160<p>
168 161<c>hardened-sources</c> is based on the official Linux kernel and is targetted
169<p> 162at our users running Gentoo on server systems. It provides patches for the
170<c>hardened-dev-sources</c> serves the same purpose as <c>hardened-sources</c> 163various subprojects of Gentoo Hardened (such as support for
171but is based on the newer Linux 2.6 kernel base. 164<uri link="http://www.nsa.gov/selinux/">LSM/SELinux</uri> and
165<uri link="http://grsecurity.net">grsecurity</uri>), together with
166stability/security-enhancements. Like <c>gentoo-sources</c> it comes in 2.6
167and 2.4 versions. Check <uri>http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/hardened/</uri> for
168more information.
172</p> 169</p>
173 170
174<p> 171<p>
175<c>rsbac-sources</c> contains patches to use Rule Set Based Access Controls 172<c>rsbac-sources</c> contains patches to use Rule Set Based Access Controls
176(RSBAC) and comes in 2.4 and 2.6 flavours. It is maintained by the 173(<uri link="http://www.rsbac.org">RSBAC</uri>) and comes in 2.4 and 2.6
177<uri link="/proj/en/hardened/rsbac/">RSBAC project</uri>, a subproject of 174flavours. It is maintained by the <uri link="/proj/en/hardened/rsbac/">RSBAC
178Gentoo Hardened. 175project</uri>, a subproject of Gentoo Hardened.
179</p> 176</p>
180 177
181<impo> 178<impo>
182These kernels provide powerful patches for enhanced security. Please read the 179These kernels provide powerful patches for enhanced security. Please read the
183<uri link="/proj/en/hardened/">documentation</uri> before you use them. 180<uri link="/proj/en/hardened/">documentation</uri> before you use them.
188<section> 185<section>
189<title>Architecture dependent kernels</title> 186<title>Architecture dependent kernels</title>
190<body> 187<body>
191 188
192<p> 189<p>
193<c>alpha-sources</c>, <c>hppa-sources</c>, <c>hppa-dev-sources</c>, 190<c>alpha-sources</c>, <c>hppa-sources</c>,<c>mips-sources</c>,
194<c>mips-sources</c>, <c>pegasos-dev-sources</c>, <c>sparc-sources</c> 191<c>pegasos-sources</c>, <c>sparc-sources</c> and <c>xbox-sources</c> are, as
195and <c>xbox-sources</c> are, as their names suggest,
196patched to run best on specific architectures. They also contain some of 192their names suggest,patched to run best on specific architectures. They also
197the patches for hardware and features support from the other patch sets 193contain some of the patches for hardware and features support from the other
198mentioned above and below. A "-dev-" in the name of a kernel package means that 194patch sets mentioned above and below.
199the sources use the 2.6 kernel instead of the 2.4 kernel.
200</p> 195</p>
201 196
202</body> 197</body>
203</section> 198</section>
204</chapter> 199</chapter>
362</p> 357</p>
363 358
364</body> 359</body>
365</section> 360</section>
366<section> 361<section>
362<title>hardened-dev-sources</title>
363<body>
364
365<p>
366<c>hardened-dev-sources</c> can now be found under the <c>hardened-sources</c>
367package.
368</p>
369
370</body>
371</section>
372<section>
367<title>rsbac-dev-sources</title> 373<title>rsbac-dev-sources</title>
368<body> 374<body>
369 375
370<p> 376<p>
371The <c>rsbac-dev-sources</c> kernels can now be found under the 377The <c>rsbac-dev-sources</c> kernels can now be found under the
379<body> 385<body>
380 386
381<p> 387<p>
382<c>selinux-sources</c>, a 2.4 kernel including lots of security enhancements, 388<c>selinux-sources</c>, a 2.4 kernel including lots of security enhancements,
383has been obseleted by security development in the 2.6 tree. SELinux 389has been obseleted by security development in the 2.6 tree. SELinux
384functionality can be found in the <c>hardened-sources</c> and 390functionality can be found in the <c>hardened-sources</c> package.
385<c>hardened-dev-sources</c> packages.
386</p> 391</p>
387 392
388</body> 393</body>
389</section> 394</section>
390</chapter> 395</chapter>

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