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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">
156<section> 156<section>
157<title>For servers: hardened-sources and rsbac-sources</title> 157<title>For servers: hardened-sources and rsbac-sources</title>
158<body> 158<body>
159 159
160<p> 160<p>
161<c>hardened-sources</c> is based on the official Linux kernel and is targetted 161<c>hardened-sources</c> is based on the official Linux kernel and is targeted
162at our users running Gentoo on server systems. It provides patches for the 162at our users running Gentoo on server systems. It provides patches for the
163various subprojects of Gentoo Hardened (such as support for 163various subprojects of Gentoo Hardened (such as support for
164<uri link="http://www.nsa.gov/selinux/">LSM/SELinux</uri> and 164<uri link="http://www.nsa.gov/selinux/">LSM/SELinux</uri> and
165<uri link="http://grsecurity.net">grsecurity</uri>), together with 165<uri link="http://grsecurity.net">grsecurity</uri>), together with
166stability/security-enhancements. Like <c>gentoo-sources</c> it comes in 2.6 166stability/security-enhancements. Like <c>gentoo-sources</c> it comes in 2.6
170 170
171<p> 171<p>
172<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
173(<uri link="http://www.rsbac.org">RSBAC</uri>) and comes in 2.4 and 2.6 173(<uri link="http://www.rsbac.org">RSBAC</uri>) and comes in 2.4 and 2.6
174flavours. It is maintained by the <uri link="/proj/en/hardened/rsbac/">RSBAC 174flavours. It is maintained by the <uri link="/proj/en/hardened/rsbac/">RSBAC
175project</uri>, a subproject of Gentoo Hardened. 175project</uri>, a sub-project of Gentoo Hardened.
176</p> 176</p>
177 177
178<impo> 178<impo>
179These kernels provide powerful patches for enhanced security. Please read the 179These kernels provide powerful patches for enhanced security. Please read the
180<uri link="/proj/en/hardened/">documentation</uri> before you use them. 180<uri link="/proj/en/hardened/">documentation</uri> before you use them.
187<body> 187<body>
188 188
189<p> 189<p>
190<c>alpha-sources</c>, <c>hppa-sources</c>,<c>mips-sources</c>, 190<c>alpha-sources</c>, <c>hppa-sources</c>,<c>mips-sources</c>,
191<c>pegasos-sources</c>, <c>sparc-sources</c> and <c>xbox-sources</c> are, as 191<c>pegasos-sources</c>, <c>sparc-sources</c> and <c>xbox-sources</c> are, as
192their names suggest,patched to run best on specific architectures. They also 192their names suggest, patched to run best on specific architectures. They also
193contain some of the patches for hardware and features support from the other 193contain some of the patches for hardware and features support from the other
194patch sets mentioned above and below. 194patch sets mentioned above and below.
195</p> 195</p>
196 196
197</body> 197</body>
232<section> 232<section>
233<title>grsec-sources</title> 233<title>grsec-sources</title>
234<body> 234<body>
235 235
236<p> 236<p>
237The <c>grsec-sources</c> kernel source is patched with the latest GRSecurity 237The <c>grsec-sources</c> kernel source is patched with the latest grsecurity
238updates (GRSecurity version 2.0 and up) which includes, amongst other 238updates (grsecurity version 2.0 and up) which includes, amongst other
239security-related patches, support for PaX. 239security-related patches, support for PaX.
240</p> 240</p>
241 241
242</body> 242</body>
243</section> 243</section>
384<title>selinux-sources</title> 384<title>selinux-sources</title>
385<body> 385<body>
386 386
387<p> 387<p>
388<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,
389has been obseleted by security development in the 2.6 tree. SELinux 389has been obsoleted by security development in the 2.6 tree. SELinux
390functionality can be found in the <c>hardened-sources</c> package. 390functionality can be found in the <c>hardened-sources</c> package.
391</p> 391</p>
392 392
393</body> 393</body>
394</section> 394</section>

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