[CentOS] What RH-like on a Dell XPS 15 (9590)?

Wed Aug 2 20:55:28 UTC 2017
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 08/02/2017 09:55 AM, Lamar Owen wrote:
>> On 07/27/2017 04:16 PM, wwp wrote:
>>> ...
>>> It is as simple as unknown hardware at boot up, it's a well known issue
>>> w/ *Lake hardware (modern hardware) that kernel 3.x cannot handle.
>>> CentOS7 has a kernel which is simply not modern, unable to handle lots
>>> of computers sold currently.
>>> That said, there might be a way to boot, but nothing trivial and
>>> nothing at all I could find on the Internet, everytime it's kernel
>>> 4.3/4.10 minimum required.
>> ...
>> In EL-land, kernel versions are effectively meaningless, since features,
>> hardware support, bugfixes, security fixes, etc are back-ported into the
>> 'old and not modern' 3.10 kernel (for EL7) by competent developers at
>> Red Hat.  An EL 3.10 kernel, such as the current

Just as a point of information, CentOS 6 runs on a Knights Landing
architecture, though 7.x makes more features available. And that was about
a year ago....