Re: What is the vanilla kernel?

From: Grant Coady
Date: Sun Oct 09 2005 - 19:26:40 EST

On Mon, 10 Oct 2005 07:48:27 +0800, jeff shia <tshxiayu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>I googled it but could not find the answer.
>Is it the standard linux kernel?

Yes it is, as opposed to modified distro-supplied kernels.

The term 'vanilla' has been used for a long time, sometimes as
a synonym for Linus' kernel back when we bounced between vanilla
or -acX depending on which flavour booted that week...


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