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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 2<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
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4 4
5<guide> 5<guide>
6<title>Gentoo Linux Kernel Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux Kernel Guide</title>
7 7
8<author title="Author"> 8<author title="Author">
40 40
41<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 41<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
42<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 42<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
43<license/> 43<license/>
44 44
45<version>5</version> 45<version>6</version>
46<date>2012-05-27</date> 46<date>2012-06-18</date>
47 47
48<chapter> 48<chapter>
49<title>Introduction</title> 49<title>Introduction</title>
50<section> 50<section>
51<body> 51<body>
153</p> 153</p>
154 154
155</body> 155</body>
156</section> 156</section>
157<section> 157<section>
158<title>xen-sources</title>
159<body>
160
161<p>
162<c>xen-sources</c> lets you run multiple operating systems on a single physical
163system. You can create virtual environments in which one or more guest operating
164systems run on a <uri link="http://www.xensource.com">Xen</uri>-powered host
165operating system.
166</p>
167
168<p>
169For more information on Xen and Gentoo, read the <uri
170link="/doc/en/xen-guide.xml">Gentoo Xen Guide</uri>.
171</p>
172
173</body>
174</section>
175<section>
176<title>Architecture dependent kernels</title> 158<title>Architecture dependent kernels</title>
177<body> 159<body>
178 160
179<p> 161<p>
180<c>cell-sources</c>, <c>mips-sources</c>, <c>sparc-sources</c>, and 162<c>cell-sources</c>, <c>mips-sources</c>, and <c>xbox-sources</c> are, as their
181<c>xbox-sources</c> are, as their names suggest, patched to run best on specific 163names suggest, patched to run best on specific architectures. They also contain
182architectures. They also contain some of the patches for hardware and features 164some of the patches for hardware and features support from the other patch sets
183support from the other patch sets mentioned above and below. 165mentioned above and below.
184</p> 166</p>
185 167
186</body> 168</body>
187</section> 169</section>
188</chapter> 170</chapter>
441</p> 423</p>
442 424
443</body> 425</body>
444</section> 426</section>
445<section> 427<section>
428<title>sparc-sources</title>
429<body>
430
431<p>
432<c>sparc-sources</c> was a 2.4 kernel with patches applied to improve hardware
433compatibility for the SPARC architecture. These patches have been developed
434and included in the mainline kernel. SPARC users can now run any recent kernel
435with no need for extra patches.
436</p>
437
438</body>
439</section>
440<section>
446<title>uclinux-sources</title> 441<title>uclinux-sources</title>
447<body> 442<body>
448 443
449<p> 444<p>
450The <c>uclinux-sources</c> are meant for CPUs without MMUs as well as embedded 445The <c>uclinux-sources</c> are meant for CPUs without MMUs as well as embedded
466</p> 461</p>
467 462
468</body> 463</body>
469</section> 464</section>
470<section> 465<section>
466<title>xen-sources</title>
467<body>
468
469<p>
470<c>xen-sources</c> was a 2.6-based kernel that allowed running multiple
471operating systems on a single physical system. You can create virtual
472environments in which one or more guest operating systems run on a <uri
473link="http://www.xensource.com">Xen</uri>-powered host operating system.
474</p>
475
476<p>
477The <c>xen-sources</c> patches were incorporated into the mainline Linux kernel
478as of version 3.0.
479</p>
480
481<p>
482For more information on Xen and Gentoo, read the <uri
483link="/doc/en/xen-guide.xml">Gentoo Xen Guide</uri>.
484</p>
485
486</body>
487</section>
488
489<section>
471<title>zen-sources</title> 490<title>zen-sources</title>
472<body> 491<body>
473 492
474<p> 493<p>
475<c>zen-sources</c> was designed for desktop systems. It included code not found 494<c>zen-sources</c> was designed for desktop systems. It included code not found

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