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Re: Kernel for Spectre and Meltdown




On Mon, 29 Jan 2018 19:33:27 +0100
deloptes <deloptes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Michael Lange wrote:
> 
> > I believe that deloptes' rather harsh comment referred to your
> > suggestion that the OP should upgrade to Sid rather than to anything
> > else you wrote.
> 
> yes indeed - thats true
> 
> in fact you can setup sid with debootstrap, chroot to it, build your
> kernel there and install on your stretch box. there are some side
> effects though. Last time I did something like this, when installing
> VMware, it told me that it needs the proper compiler, to compile the
> modules.

I never tried, but I think probably one could even start a live Sid
environment, mount one's hard drive on /mnt and then compile the kernel.

Regards

Michael


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