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11<abstract> 11<abstract>
12The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter 12The Linux kernel is the core of every distribution. This chapter
13explains how to configure your kernel. 13explains how to configure your kernel.
14</abstract> 14</abstract>
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16<version>10.1</version> 16<version>10.2</version>
17<date>2010-07-20</date> 17<date>2010-08-01</date>
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19<section> 19<section>
20<title>Timezone</title> 20<title>Timezone</title>
21<body> 21<body>
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218 &lt;*&gt; BMAC (G3 ethernet) support 218 &lt;*&gt; BMAC (G3 ethernet) support
219 &lt;*&gt; Sun GEM support 219 &lt;*&gt; Sun GEM support
220</pre> 220</pre>
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222<p> 222<p>
223At this time, full kernel preemption may still be unstable on PPC and may cause
224compilation failures and random segfaults. It is <e>strongly</e> suggested
225that you do not use this feature. Both <e>Voluntary Preemption</e> and
226<e>No Forced Preemption</e> should be safe.
227</p>
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229<pre caption="Ensure the Preemptible Kernel Option is Off">
230Kernel options ---&gt;
231<comment>(Select One)</comment>
232 Preemption Model
233 (X) No Forced Preemption (Server)
234 (X) Voluntary Kernel Preemption (Desktop)
235</pre>
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238If you're booting from FireWire, you'll need to enable these options. If you do 223If you're booting from FireWire, you'll need to enable these options. If you do
239not want to compile in support, you'll need to include these modules and their 224not want to compile in support, you'll need to include these modules and their
240dependencies in an initrd. 225dependencies in an initrd.
241</p> 226</p>
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