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Re: [alpine-devel] Notes on Alpine 2.4.2 in Amazon EC2

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 08:29:41 +0200

On Wed, 18 Jul 2012 22:36:54 -0400
<> wrote:
> I'm not going to mention how many re-configure/compile cycles I
> tried, but I was unable to generate a 3.3.8 + grsecurity kernel that
> worked as a Paravirtualized guest under Xen. I suspect that version
> of the grsecurity patch either has a bug or trips one in somewhere in
> the kernel or toolchain.

Thats what i suspect too. Got the x86_64 running though.

> I have been able to create a 3.4.5 + grsecurity kernel that boots as
> PV domU under Xen. It also boots under VirtualBox and KVM.

Very nice!
> Attached is the APKBUILD and kernelconfig that I used; Note that the
> kernelconfig attached has grsec's RBAC turned on as that's my
> intended usage for Alpine.

Will have a look at it when I get a chance.

Thank you very much for sharing!

> -dean takemori


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