[CentOS] Pulling in broadwell support for cent6u5

Wed Jun 15 22:10:20 UTC 2016
jsl6uy js16uy <js16uy at gmail.com>

Thanks much for the the reply!
Some sec updates/bug fixes have been applied thru the run of 6u5 and after,
but yes, still firmly in 6u5 land. Guess will have to test.
Broadwell cpus do run in the OS, but "6u5" is stated as not supporting
26XXv4 chipsets.


On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 4:56 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:

> On 6/15/2016 2:48 PM, jsl6uy js16uy wrote:
>> Hello, all. Hope all is well
>> Is it possible to install kernel and support files from 6u7 into a base
>> 6u5
>> image to achieve full broadwell support in 6u5?
>> We are "locked", clearly not fully since willing to up jump kernels, on
>> 6u5.
> "Locked", meaning you're running a ~3 old OS with no security or bugfix
> updates?    thats not good.
> All centos 6 systems are the same base version 2.6.32 kernel, with fixes
> and updates backported.   If you're asking, can you run the 2.6.32-573
> kernel with a 6u5 everything-else, well, everything else was never tested
> with that kernel.
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> john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz
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