Glenn D. wrote:None of them. The Oracle Linux kernel source code can be found here:
1. What public yum repositories contain the oracle linux 6.3 kernel source code ?
2. Is the oracle linux 6.3 kernel source code on OracleLinux-R6-U3-src-dvd1.iso or OracleLinux-R6-U3-src-dvd2.iso , can I use this to recompile a new kernel ?Actually, I have no idea which DVD the source code is on.
3. Do you have the steps/commands needed to set options and compile a installable kernel[rpm] on oracle linux 6.3 x86_64.No, you'd need to decide that for yourself. The kernel source is complex and can be very tricky to recompile.
4. What gui tools are available in the desktop to manage settings e.g sound/volume or to install additional gui utilities.Wow, topic shift. GNOME Control Center manages settings and installing new utilities is done by Pirut.
5. Is there some documentation help on using the oracle linux desktop ?. If so where is it located .Oracle Linux isn't intended to be used as a desktop. All the documentation is here:
Dude wrote:And even that isn't terribly successful: https://blogs.oracle.com/ksplice/entry/introducing_redpatch
I agree. Building a custom kernel makes sense for computer vendors and Oracle Linux to support a specific set of hardware and software, in particular since Red Hat apparently undercuts Oracle with hidden kernel patches: