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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">
39 39
40<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 40<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
41<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 41<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
42<license/> 42<license/>
43 43
44<version>1.22</version> 44<version>1.23</version>
45<date>2009-02-14</date> 45<date>2009-10-16</date>
46 46
47<chapter> 47<chapter>
48<title>Introduction</title> 48<title>Introduction</title>
49<section> 49<section>
50<body> 50<body>
127</p> 127</p>
128 128
129</body> 129</body>
130</section> 130</section>
131<section> 131<section>
132<title>For servers: hardened-sources and rsbac-sources</title> 132<title>For servers: hardened-sources</title>
133<body> 133<body>
134 134
135<p> 135<p>
136<c>hardened-sources</c> is based on the official Linux kernel and is targeted at 136<c>hardened-sources</c> is based on the official Linux kernel and is targeted at
137our users running Gentoo on server systems. It provides patches for the various 137our users running Gentoo on server systems. It provides patches for the various
140link="http://grsecurity.net">grsecurity</uri>), together with 140link="http://grsecurity.net">grsecurity</uri>), together with
141stability/security-enhancements. Check 141stability/security-enhancements. Check
142<uri>http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/hardened/</uri> for more information. 142<uri>http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/hardened/</uri> for more information.
143</p> 143</p>
144 144
145<p>
146<c>rsbac-sources</c> is a 2.6-based kernel. It contains patches to use Rule Set
147Based Access Controls (<uri link="http://www.rsbac.org">RSBAC</uri>). It is
148maintained by the <uri link="/proj/en/hardened/rsbac/">RSBAC project</uri>, a
149sub-project of Gentoo Hardened.
150</p>
151
152<impo> 145<impo>
153These kernels provide powerful patches for enhanced security. Please read the 146This kernel provides powerful patches for enhanced security. Please read the
154<uri link="/proj/en/hardened/">documentation</uri> before you use them. 147<uri link="/proj/en/hardened/">documentation</uri> before you use it.
155</impo> 148</impo>
156 149
157</body> 150</body>
158</section> 151</section>
159<section> 152<section>
160<title>Architecture dependent kernels</title> 153<title>Architecture dependent kernels</title>
161<body> 154<body>
162 155
163<p> 156<p>
164<c>hppa-sources</c>, <c>mips-sources</c>, <c>sh-sources</c>, 157<c>cell-sources</c>, <c>mips-sources</c>, <c>sh-sources</c>,
165<c>sparc-sources</c>, and <c>xbox-sources</c> are, as their names suggest, 158<c>sparc-sources</c>, and <c>xbox-sources</c> are, as their names suggest,
166patched to run best on specific architectures. They also contain some of the 159patched to run best on specific architectures. They also contain some of the
167patches for hardware and features support from the other patch sets mentioned 160patches for hardware and features support from the other patch sets mentioned
168above and below. 161above and below.
169</p> 162</p>
384</p> 377</p>
385 378
386</body> 379</body>
387</section> 380</section>
388<section> 381<section>
382<title>hppa-sources</title>
383<body>
384
385<p>
386<c>hppa-sources</c> was a 2.6 kernel with patches applied to improve hardware
387compatibility for the HPPA architecture. These patches have been developed
388and included in the mainline kernel. HPPA users can now run any recent kernel
389with no need for extra patches.
390</p>
391
392</body>
393</section>
394<section>
389<title>rsbac-dev-sources</title> 395<title>rsbac-dev-sources</title>
390<body> 396<body>
391 397
392<p> 398<p>
393The <c>rsbac-dev-sources</c> kernels can now be found under the 399The <c>rsbac-dev-sources</c> kernels can now be found under the
394<c>rsbac-sources</c> package. 400<c>rsbac-sources</c> package.
401</p>
402
403</body>
404</section>
405<section>
406<title>rsbac-sources</title>
407<body>
408
409<p>
410<c>rsbac-sources</c> was a 2.6-based kernel. It contained patches to use Rule
411Set Based Access Controls (<uri link="http://www.rsbac.org">RSBAC</uri>). It has
412been removed due to lack of maintainers. Use <c>hardened-sources</c> if you need
413additional security features.
395</p> 414</p>
396 415
397</body> 416</body>
398</section> 417</section>
399<section> 418<section>

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