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New Feature: Kernel choice


marks
28-03-2013, 13:25
We accelerate and go into second gear - this feature is now available for CentOS 6.4, 32 and 64 bits.

wii89
21-03-2013, 11:24
Awesome, Thank You

glidewave
20-03-2013, 06:46
Quote Originally Posted by LawsHosting
For free??? Wut!
Thank You Peter, you made my week.. I actually laughed out loud

J.

LawsHosting
19-03-2013, 21:07
For free??? Wut!

jonlewi5
19-03-2013, 17:12
Awesome!
Good decision.

cartwright118
19-03-2013, 16:12
Oh finally.Thank you!

NickW
19-03-2013, 14:20
Yes!

Kacotet
19-03-2013, 13:12
Very nice.

Abdurrahman
19-03-2013, 12:48
Hello,

You can now choose to install Linux with the original kernel of the distribution or the kernel compiled by OVH for dedicated servers.

This feature is targeted towards professional Linux users wishing to install the original kernel of their distribution of choice and are aware of the consequences of using the original distributions kernel:

  • They are modular and require initrd/initramfs as well as the grub configuration that goes with this
  • They are not compatible with OVH netboot. If netboot is chosen as an option, you will not have the same configuration as though the server had booted from the hard disk.
  • Some distributions update kernels very regularly for various reasons - we cannot ensure they work for everyone as we can with the OVH kernel.


For now we've only enabled this option for Debian 7 "Wheezy" (Alpha), but we will extend this to other distributions after we've verified it is okay and have had feedback from users (you!)

Sincerely,
Felix