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Old 09-08-2008, 11:15 PM   #1
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bpo kernel ?


Hello,

Is a bpo kernel simply a bigmem kernel, or something else entirely? I have failed to find a straight forward answer googling.

Thanks!
 
Old 09-09-2008, 05:16 PM   #2
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I did a little searching and it 'might' seem to do something with virtualization. Some of the suffixes after 'bpo' in the file name were: -'xen' and '-vserver'.

Hope that at least gets you moving in the right direction.
 
Old 09-10-2008, 04:25 PM   #3
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It has something to do with backporting.

After asking on the craigslist nix forum, I got the response that its a 'backported' kernel, probably against stable to enable new hardware/patches. If anyone find a better answer, let me know.
 
  


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