[CentOS] What's Next

Wed May 17 05:19:23 UTC 2017
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 5/16/2017 10:11 PM, Alice Wonder wrote:
> The same *may* be true of chipsets for AMD. I do not know, but would 
> like to know. It's possible that it will install and boot but work 
> better with drivers that Red Hat does not (yet) include in their kernel.
> Time will tell. I suspect if that is the case and if AMD is open with 
> their chipset that RHEL engineers will backport the drivers. But that 
> may not be an issue so I guess it is wait and see, unless someone knows. 

If the Linux kernel adds hardware specific support/optimizations, and 
HP/Dell/Lenovo/SuperMicro/etc build servers with these chips, then I'd 
fully expect Red Hat to backport the key support.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz